Powers Receives the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research
Albert Powers, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Medical Director and Associate Director of the Yale PRIME Psychosis Risk Research Clinic, has received the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research from the Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation.
Yale Addresses the Challenges Facing Postdoctoral Fellows
Postdoctoral researchers often have to make sacrifices in pursuit of their research. In particular, many enter these programs at fundamental moments in their own lives—such as having young children or when they’re planning to start a family. Yale School of Medicine has recognized these challenges, and is pioneering ways to rectify the difficulties they cause.
IOL to benefit from Young Investor Grant
The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) recently announced the recipients of its 2021 Young Investigator Grants, including an award to an Institute of Living researcher studying the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to curb opiate use. Dr. Vaughn Steele, director of the Steel Lab at the Institute of Living (IOL), will receive $70,000 over two years for his research, entitled “Circuit-based transcranial magnetic stimulation in opiate dependent individuals.”Source: BH News
How Finding a Mentor—or Even Better, a Sponsor—Can Accelerate Your Career
In an excerpt from her book Social Chemistry: Decoding the Patterns of Human Connection, Prof. Marissa King explains how a more experienced colleague can help propel your career. A mentor who provides support and guidance is valuable; a sponsor who advocates for you is harder to find but even more effective in helping you advance.
Applications for YCC K12 Calabresi Immuno-Oncology Training Program Scholar Awards
The Yale Cancer Center (YCC) K12 Calabresi Immuno-Oncology Training Program (IOTP) Scholar Award for junior faculty (Instructor and Assistant Professor) is designed to enhance research skills beyond the training provided during graduate and postgraduate training.