Sci-Tech | 3:32 pm | April 22, 2013 | By Jiwon Lee

Steitz to receive Connecticut Medal of Science

Thomas Steitz, Sterling Professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, will be awarded the 2013 Connecticut Medal of Science, an award given to scientists who have made significant scientific achievement crucial to the state’s social well-being and economy. Steitz, the 2009 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry, is known for his study of the structure and function »

University | 3:27 pm | April 19, 2013 | By Jiwon Lee

Bone marrow registration drive registers 847

This year, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive added 847 people to the registry.

A total of 847 potential donors registered at the fifth annual Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive, which was held outside Commons on Thursday. The drive, which is named after Yale women’s ice hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11, who passed away after a two-year battle with cancer, registered about 300 more than last year’s effort, »

Sci-Tech | 9:43 pm | April 17, 2013 | By Jiwon Lee

Med School certified in addiction medicine

The School of Medicine has received accreditation for a new addiction program.

Yale School of Medicine is now certified to offer a program in addiction medicine, bringing the total of similar programs across the nation up to 18. On Tuesday, the American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation accredited Yale for the new two-year program, which will train doctors in addiction diagnosis and treatment, including counseling and medication »