“Complete Academic Physician” Dr. Karl Insogna Retires From Clinical Duties
During his childhood in Wolcott, Conn., Karl Insogna’s parents instilled in him a few life lessons. Insogna, MD, FACP, Ensign Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology); director, Yale Bone Center; and associate director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia; was taught to strive to leave the world a better place than you found it, and to do something to help others.
Welcome New Staff, Postdocs, Postgrads, and Clinical Fellows in the Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism (September 2023)
The Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism is pleased to welcome the following new staff, postdoctoral associates, clinical fellows, and postgraduate fellows and associates.
Introducing the Internal Medicine 2021-2022 Annual Report
In the new report, there are updates from our clinical programs, research endeavors, our work on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and educational programs. Our faculty members were honored for their educational excellence. Research initiatives at Yale received applause on the national and international stages. This book highlights all that we have accomplished together this past year…
Investigators Launch Study Aimed at Accelerating Understanding of Bipolar Disorder
A multidisciplinary team of researchers based at Yale will launch a series of studies aimed at accelerating understanding of bipolar disorder and generating new and more effective treatments. Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, will lead the research team.
Mitochondrial Function: Beyond Serving as the ‘Powerhouse of the Cell’
A new study shows that mitochondria help determine what undifferentiated cells in a growing embryo eventually will become. The study reveals a new underlying biological mechanism of mitochondrial metabolism and has important implications for treating diseases such as cancer.
Welcome to New Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Postgrads, Fellows & More (Sept 2023)
The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome the following new faculty, staff members, postdoctoral associates, postgraduate associates, postgraduate fellows, and academic services providers who joined us in August 2023...
3 Factors Keeping Americans From New Weight-Loss Drugs
The shifts in attitude about obesity can also be seen in the KFF survey, said Dr. Ania Jastreboff, an endocrinologist and obesity-medicine specialist at Yale University and a consultant for the makers of the new drugs. After decades of hearing that losing weight was just a matter of exerting willpower, most of the public is intensely interested in medical treatments.Source: The New York Times
Shulman Awarded EASD-Lilly Centennial Anniversary Prize
Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD, George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and professor of cellular and molecular physiology, received the 2023 European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)-Lilly Centennial Anniversary Prize. The award recognizes individual researchers who have made landmark achievements in the pathogenesis of diabetes.
Diminished Brain Response to Nutrients Observed in People With Obesity
In a new study led by Mireille Serlie, MD, PhD, professor of medicine (endocrinology), researchers found that while the detection of nutrients in the stomach does induce brain activity changes in lean people, such brain responses are largely diminished in people with obesity.Source: Yale News