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Noonan appointed Kent Professor of Genetics and Professor of Neuroscience

James Noonan James Noonanwho has made critical and new contributions to the fields of human evolutionary genetics and neurodevelopment, was recently appointed Albert E. Kent Professor of Genetics and Professor of Neuroscience, effective immediately. Noonan received his BS in Biology and English Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1997, and …

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Mani appointed Berliner professor of internal medicine (cardiology) and genetics

Arya Manic dr. Arya Manican internationally recognized cardiovascular physician and researcher, was recently appointed Robert W. Berliner Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Genetics, effective immediately. Mani received his MD from Johannes Gutenberg University in 1991 in Germany, where he had begun his scientific studies in cancer research. Later that year, he arrived …

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Yale scientists look at genetic causes of Parkinson’s

Variants of at least 20 different genes are closely linked to the development of Parkinson’s disease, but scientists are still investigating exactly how they cause the serious and incurable motor disorder that affects approximately 1 million people in the US alone. New research from Yale researchers offers important clues. In two new papers, scientists provide …

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Ayra Mani appointed as Berliner professor of internal medicine (cardiology)

Ayra Manic dr. Ayra Manican internationally recognized cardiovascular physician and researcher, was recently appointed Robert W. Berliner Professor of Internal Medicine (cardiology) and Professor of Genetics, effective immediately. Mani received his MD from Johannes Gutenberg University in 1991 in Germany, where he had begun his scientific studies in cancer research. Later that year, he arrived …

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Blockchain not just for bitcoin: it can also secure and store genomes

Blockchain is a digital technology that enables secure and decentralized recording of transactions that is increasingly used for everything from cryptocurrencies to artwork. But Yale researchers have found a new use for blockchain: They have used the technology to give individuals control over their own genomes. Their findings were published June 29 in the journal …

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Lupus Research Alliance Honors Immunologist Akiko Iwasaki

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) presented its 2022 Lupus Insight Price (LIP) to Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., for her discovery of the link between endogenous retroviruses and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The award was presented to Dr. Iwasaki on the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS 2022) by Judith James, MD, …

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