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José Costa, M.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2003 - Summer


José Costa, M.D., deputy director of the Yale Cancer Center and professor and vice chair of pathology, was awarded the Josep Trueta Medal by the Catalan government in Barcelona in February. The medal recognizes scientists who have had a profound impact on the scientific community in Catalonia. Costa, who is the principal investigator of the Marcia Israel Laboratory for the Earlier Detection of Breast Cancer at Yale, focuses his research on carcinogenesis and tumor progression.