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Ferrante Receives R01 Grant for Geriatric Critical Care Research

Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine), was awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project Evaluating the Unmet Needs of Older Adults to Promote Functional Recovery After a Critical Illness (LANTERN).

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  • Hoy Shen Selected as Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

    The scholarship will enable Shen to focus on the “deorphanization” of hundreds of enzymes and transporters of unknown functions that are encoded in the human genome and are important to cellular and organismal physiology. Focusing on disease-associated genes could yield insights into the pathologies of brain disorders and facilitate the development of new diagnostics and therapeutics.

    Source: Yale West Campus
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  • Office Hours with... Louise Wang

    Louise Wang, MD, assistant professor of medicine (digestive diseases), discusses her research, the reasons she came to Yale, and the lasting benefits of an improv class she once took.

    Source: Yale News
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  • Steele, Assaf to Study Brain Mechanisms in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Vaughn R. Steele, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Michal Assaf, MD, director of research at the Mary W. Parker Autism Center and adjunct associate professor of psychiatry, are the principal investigators on a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health that will study brain mechanisms in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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  • Yale at ASCO 2023

    The interest in Yale science was exciting at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in June.

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  • New Funding to Support Kidney Cancer Research in Braun Lab

    The laboratory of David A. Braun, MD, PhD, has received approximately $5.75M in federal awards to fund mechanisms of response and resistance to immune therapy in kidney cancer at Yale Cancer Center. Funding from the National Cancer Institute and the Department of Defense will support new projects in Dr. Braun’s lab to investigate the immune microenvironment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or kidney cancer.

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  • Haeny Receives Early Career Investigator Award from MOBC

    Angela M. Haeny, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and director of the Racial Equity & Addiction Lab, was the recipient of the 2023 Early Career Investigator Award from the Translational Mechanisms of Behavior Change (MOBC) Satellite Meeting at the Research Society on Alcohol (RSA).

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