Gift to Yale launches neuroscience institute to unravel mysteries of cognition

Yale University today announced that a historic philanthropic gift will launch an ambitious new research enterprise devoted to the study of human cognition. The gift, from Yale alumnus Joseph C. Tsai ’86, ’90 J.D., and his wife, Clara Wu Tsai, establishes an innovative research organization that will bridge the psychological, biological, and computational sciences and…

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Dan David Prize honors Dr. Anthony Fauci for public health leadership

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has been awarded a 2021 Dan David Prize. The internationally renowned prize, headquartered at Tel Aviv University (TAU), annually awards three prizes of $1 million each to globally inspiring individuals and organizations. The Prize honors outstanding contributions that expand knowledge of…

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Scholars of outstanding promise

Every so often the work of an early career researcher becomes so important, it captures the attention of their professional peers. Recognizing these young “scholars of outstanding promise,” the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards Sloan Research Fellowships to support their future breakthroughs and careers as leaders in their fields. This year, three of those 128…

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Heart Valve Collaboratory announces U.S. FDA participation in collaborative community

DALLAS and NEW YORK – February 16, 2021 – The Heart Valve Collaboratory (HVC) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) will participate in this “collaborative community”. A medical “collaboratory” is a forum in which multidisciplinary private and public sector members work together on medical…

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Geisel study examines variation in intensity of fracture-associated prescription drug use

Findings from a new Geisel-led study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, reveal that there is substantial variation across different regions of the country in the intensity of fracture-associated drug (FAD) use among long-term care facility residents, and that areas with greater use of these prescription drugs experience higher hip fracture rates. In…

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