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Jean-Laurent Casanova elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Jean-Laurent Casanova elected to the National Academy of MedicineWith his election, Casanova, who investigates the genetic underpinnings of unusual vulnerability to specific infectious diseases among young people, receives one of the highest honors within the field of medicine. Seventeen Rockefeller scientists are currently members of the academy of medicine. More »

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Marc Tessier-Lavigne elected to Institute of Medicine

A world leader in the study of brain development, Tessier-Lavigne has pioneered the identification of the molecules that direct the formation of connections among nerve cells to establish neuronal circuits in the mammalian brain and spinal cord. Tessier-Lavigne is among 65 new members and five foreign associates elected to the Institute this year. More »

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Immunologist Michel Nussenzweig elected to Institute of Medicine

The head of Rockefeller University’s Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, Nussenzweig’s considerable contributions to the field of immunology include insights into how autoimmune diseases progress and the development of methods that may lead to dendritic-cell vaccines. Nussenzweig is one of 14 current Rockefeller researchers who are members of the Institute of Medicine. More »

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Jeffrey Ravetch elected to Institute of Medicine

Jeffrey V. Ravetch, head of Rockefeller University’s Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology, is one of 65 new members and four foreign associates whose election to the Institute of Medicine was announced today. More »

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Jeffrey Friedman elected to Institute of Medicine

Rockefeller University’s Jeffrey M. Friedman, a molecular geneticist whose discovery of the hormone leptin and its role in regulating body weight has changed our understanding of the causes of human obesity, was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, it was announced today. More »

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