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Revealing the vascular system

Investigator demonstrates that veins and arteries are far more than passive plumbing

In the late 1980s, William C. Sessa, Ph.D., then a doctoral candidate in pharmacology, read an editorial by Nobel Laureate George E. Palade, M.D., professor, chair, and founder of Yale’s then-named section of cell biology. Palade argued that long-held assumptions about...

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School welcomes chief diversity officer

A new executive chair for Yale institutional review boards is chosen

John D. Roberts, M.D., professor of medicine and medical director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Adult Sickle Cell Program, has been selected as executive chair of Yale University’s Institutional Review Boards (IRBs),...

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Appointments to ongoing endowed professorships

Appointments to ongoing endowed professorships

Gary V. Desir, M.D., becomes Paul B. Beeson Professor of Internal Medicine. He also is professor and chair of medicine, and holds a secondary appointment at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.Joann B....

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School welcomes chief diversity officer

Early career recognition goes to five Yale investigators

Five School of Medicine scientists have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholars in recognition of their potential to make unique contributions to their fields.This newly established program—a...

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School welcomes chief diversity officer

School welcomes chief diversity officer

Darin A. Latimore, M.D., has been appointed deputy dean for diversity and inclusion, beginning in January as the School of Medicine’s inaugural chief diversity officer.Latimore obtained his medical degree at University...

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School welcomes chief diversity officer

Albany Prize is awarded to investigator of proteins

Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., Sterling Professor of Genetics, professor of pediatrics, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is one of three recipients of the 2016 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and...

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School welcomes chief diversity officer

Taylor is elected to National Academy of Medicine

Hugh S. Taylor, M.D., Anita O’Keeffe Young Professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; and chief of obstetrics...

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