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Building a legacy of support for science

Building a legacy of support for science

In supporting neuroscience, a five-generation Yale family honors a patriarch

Asked to reflect on the life and career of her husband, Pat Klingenstein smiles warmly. “John has always been his own man, speaking his mind, and following his own path wherever it has led. And, I’m proud to say, that path has led to a career of real significance.” In talking about John Klingenstein, now 86, Pat gets to the heart of a man whose influence on medical science has been undeniable.

Inspired by his grandfather Frederick Adler, an 1891 graduate of Yale College, and an uncle, Milton...

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Building a legacy of support for science

A cause close to home inspires a gift with universal reach

Hope Furth and her husband John, of the Yale College Class of ’52, are passionate about advancing understanding of developing brains because of their devotion to children’s causes and excitement about emerging science. But their strongest motivation is even closer to home.

Searching for information that would help two of their grandchildren with special needs, they met the School of Medicine’s Hilary Blumberg, M.D.,...

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Two clinical leaders join medical school as administrators

Two clinical leaders join medical school as administrators

Two School of Medicine departments gained new leadership this spring. In May, Mary I. O’Connor, M.D., an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon and researcher, became the inaugural director of medical school’s new Musculoskeletal Center. And in July, Jean-Francois (Jeff) Geschwind,...

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