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Clinical trial access means better patient care and more clinical research

Early cancer drugs killed indiscriminately, going after the body’s healthy cells as relentlessly as its cancerous ones. Today, hundreds of anticancer drugs target the specific genetic mutations that drive cancer. Pinpointing those mutations and pairing patients with...

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Medical school alumnus is named surgeon general

Vivek Murthy, M.D., MBA, a 2003 graduate of the School of Medicine and the School of Management, has been named the nation’s 19th surgeon general.Murthy was officially sworn in by Health and Human Services Secretary...

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Endocrinologist honored with Leffell Prize praises his staff first

Silvio Inzucchi, M.D., professor of medicine and medical director of the Yale Diabetes Center, is the 2015 recipient of the David J. Leffell Prize for Clinical Excellence. The prize is given to individuals who...

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Chair of pharmacology honored by Spanish foundation

Hormones such as insulin and growth factors mediate their many physiological responses by activating a family of enzymes known as tyrosine kinases. Because of their roles as “drivers” of many cancers, tyrosine kinases...

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