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The Brett Lindenbach Virology Fund

The Brett Lindenbach Virology Fund will support an endowed lecture and training that honors Brett’s contributions to virology at Yale and beyond. In order for the fund to be sustainable, our goal is to raise $100,000 by October 1st, 2024. We hope you will join us to create this lasting legacy to celebrate Brett Lindenbach.

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  • A Human Protein Found in Non-Immune Cells Defends Against COVID-19

    Scientists have found that cells that line human lungs and other tissues express a protein that can halt SARS-CoV-2 replication before the virus spreads to nearby cells. Their discovery could one day point to new therapeutic strategies to treat or prevent COVID-19, particularly for individuals who are more vulnerable to severe infection.

    Source: HHMI
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  • Medical Students Honored by American College of Physicians

    The American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Award is conferred each year to a graduating medical student from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) who plans to enter an internal medicine residency in Connecticut. YSM faculty members Barry Wu, MD, FACP, professor of medicine (geriatrics) and Nancy Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd, professor emerita of medicine (general medicine) established the award in 1999, in collaboration with faculty from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

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  • Goodman Is Named Chair of Microbial Pathogenesis

    Andrew Goodman, PhD, C.N.H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and director of the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute, has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis. Over the past year, Goodman has served as interim chair of the department.

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  • Get In the Know! Infectious Diseases Fellowships

    Why complete a fellowship in infectious diseases? How long is an infectious diseases fellowship? What is the best infectious diseases fellowship program? Upon completion of a residency program, many physicians may pursue a fellowship program to develop expertise in a medical subspecialty of their choice. For those who are interested in areas such as vector-borne disease, microbial pathogenesis, global health, HIV, public health, transplant infectious diseases, or hospital epidemiology and want to become an infectious diseases doctor, the next step is to complete additional training in infectious diseases.

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