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Transgender Medicine: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Need to Go?

This interactive webinar will discuss examine the current standard of care for transgender patients, explore how available pharmacologic data can be applied to understand potential differences in drug disposition experienced by transgender individuals, and discuss the “data-free zone” to determine what gaps exist in medication safety and effectiveness for transgender people. The speakers will present both a clinical pharmacology and patient perspective.

Source: American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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  • Intersections Success Story: David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD

    David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California San Francisco, said that when he applied and was accepted as a fellow at the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium, he expected it to begin and end with the three-day event for presenting his research and making connections. In reality, says Castillo Azofeifa, it was much more. “Intersections really prepares you for the job market,” he says. “It highlights you as an excellent candidate and it prepares you for what to do. And it connects you with a community of underrepresented people in the sciences.”

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  • New YSPH Faculty: Terika McCall

    Terika McCall, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., recently joined the Yale School of Public Health as an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Health Informatics.

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  • Yale Black Postdoctoral Association Celebrates First Anniversary

    The Yale Black Postdoctoral Association within the School of Medicine, just the third official group of its kind to be formed in the nation, is nearing its one-year anniversary. One of its founders is Brionna Davis-Reyes, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatry.

    Source: Yale Daily News
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  • Intersections Success Story: Melanie McReynolds, PhD

    When Melanie McReynolds, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton, attended the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium in January 2021, she already had three faculty job offers. But, she says, she saw the program as an opportunity to expand her network even further, to receive valuable career mentorship, and to develop her negotiating skills.

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  • Distinction Pathways: All About the Resident Experience

    For trainees in Yale’s Department of Internal Medicine residency programs, one of the benefits of training is the educational opportunities and the opportunity to learn from mentors in the areas of clinical care, research, and education.

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  • Yale Geneticist With Rare Disease to Build Pediatric Cell Atlas of Skeletal Muscle

    A $3 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, awarded to a team of researchers led by Monkol Lek, PhD, assistant professor of genetics at Yale, will support Lek and his team in creating a Pediatric Cell Atlas of Skeletal Muscle — a roadmap of healthy skeletal cells and how they change at four key age group milestones between the ages of zero and 18 years.

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