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October 20, 2017 | Center News
Rockefeller University Biologist Michael W. Young Honored With Nobel Prize for Pioneering Studies on Circadian Rhythm

Rockefeller University biologist Michael W. Young is the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the molecular mechanism of circadian rhythm, which governs biological clocks that regulate sleep, eating behavior, and metabolism.

October 20, 2017 | Center News
Roger Vaughan, MS, DrPH, Joins the Center for Clinical and Translational Science as Director of Biostatistics

We welcome Dr. Roger Vaughan to The Rockefeller University as Director of Biostatistics in the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS).

October 20, 2017 | Awards
Albany Medical Center Prize awarded to Luciano Marraffini

Luciano Marraffini has been named a recipient of the 2017 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, one of the most prestigious science prizes in the country.

October 20, 2017 | Research
Clinical Scholar Graduate Louis Cohen Identifies Novel Human Microbiome-Produced Small Molecules That Affect Blood Glucose

It is increasingly understood that the microbiome has an important role in human health. Little is known, however, about the mechanisms that human microbiota use to interact with their human host.

October 20, 2017 | New Clinical Scholars
New Clinical Scholars Join the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

On July 1, 2017, seven New Clinical Scholars joined the Rockefeller University Clinical Scholars Program. They are Drs. Tobias Becher, Scott Drutman, Krithi Irmady, Chin-Lan Lu, Ethan Ravetch, and Tukisa Smith. Additionally, Bernice Yan, a 3rd year medical student from Weill Cornell Medical College joined the CCTS Year-Off Medical Student Training Program in the Clinical and Translational Science in the Laboratory for Investigative Dermatology of Dr. James Krueger.

October 20, 2017 | 2017 Clinical Scholars Graduates
Clinical Scholars Program Celebrates New Graduates

Six graduating Clinical Scholars received Master of Clinical and Translational Science degrees at a dinner celebrating them and their mentors on June 8, 2017.

October 20, 2017 | Meet the Scholar
Meet the Scholar: Yehuda Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Yehuda Cohen joined the Clinical Scholars Program at the Rockefeller University in 2015.

October 20, 2017 | Rockefeller Historical Vignette
The Rh Factor: Enhancing the Safety of Blood Transfusion and Setting the Stage for Preventing Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943) discovered the Rh factor, a type of protein, or antigen, on the surface of red blood cells in 1940.