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Yale United Way 2019: Help Today. Hope for Tomorrow.

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National Academy of Medicine Elects Six Yale Faculty Members

Six Yale School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The six are among 100 new members elected by the organization to receive the honor, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.

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  • Yale Microbial Sciences Institute Faculty Position

    The Yale Microbial Sciences Institute, in partnership with the Departments of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Genetics, Immunobiology, and Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale School of Medicine, seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure track faculty position at the interface of microbiology, health, and disease.

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  • Groisman receives mentorship award

    Congratulations to Eduardo Groisman, who has received the 2019 Yale Postdoctoral Mentoring Award! The prize recognizes faculty who best exemplify the role of a mentor and provide exceptional mentoring to current postdoctoral scholars.

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  • Yale Researchers Named Hanna Gray Fellows at HHMI

    Cesar De Leon and Rodolfo Urbano have been selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna Gray Fellows. They join 13 other outstanding early career scientists from around the country who were awarded this honor.

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  • Goodman Is Appointed C.N.H. Long Professor

    Andrew Goodman, PhD, recently named C.N.H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, focuses his research on the gut microbiome—the collection of bacteria, mostly in the gastrointestinal tract, that every person acquires after birth.

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  • Microbiome could be culprit when good drugs do harm

    People sometimes suffer toxic side effects from drugs that help many others. Yale scientists have identified a surprising explanation — the gut microbiome. The research, published Feb. 8 in the journal Science, describes how bacteria in the gut can transform three drugs into harmful compounds. “If we can understand the microbiome’s contributions to drug metabolism, we can decide which drugs to give to patients or even alter the microbiome so patients have a better response,” said co-lead author Michael Zimmermann, postdoctoral fellow in the lab of senior author Andrew Goodman in the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and the Microbial Sciences Institute.

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