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Richard Young, Maria Zuber, Kathleen "Kate" Rubins, David Page

September 15, 2017

Whitehead Connects: An Evening With NASA Astronaut Kathleen Rubins

Whitehead Connects was pleased to welcome NASA astronaut and former Whitehead Fellow Kathleen “Kate” Rubins on September 12, 2017.

AudioHelicase logo and Whitehead Member David Sabatini

September 12, 2017

AudioHelicase: The podcast of Whitehead Institute

Whitehead's David Sabatini discusses mTOR, a protein connecting metabolism, nutrition, and disease and the current research in his lab investigating the mTOR pathway and its role in cancer, diabetes, and aging.

Slide of red blood cells

September 5, 2017

Mystery solved: how thyroid hormone prods red blood cell production

For more than a century, the link between thyroid hormone and red blood cell production has remained elusive. Now, Whitehead scientists have teased about the mechanism that connects them, which could help scientists identify new therapies for specific types of anemia.

Landon Clay, Lavinia Clay, and Charles Ellis in front of portrait of Edwin C. "Jack" Whitehead

July 31, 2017

In Memoriam: Landon T. Clay

The Whitehead Institute community has lost Landon Clay, a true friend and an avid supporter of the Institute’s scientific mission and research. 

Whitehead Member David Sabatini

July 20, 2017

Whitehead Member David Sabatini awarded Dickson Prize in Medicine

The prize recognizes “an American biomedical researcher who has made significant, progressive contributions to medicine”.

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