Dixit, Frenkel, and Spiegelman appointed to endowed chairs

Three Yale faculty members — Vishwa Deep Dixit, Igor Frenkel, and Donna Spiegelman — were appointed to endowed professorships.

Dixit, named as the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine, studies the interaction between immune and metabolic systems with the goal of revealing targets that can be harnessed to extend the healthspan — the period of life that is free of disabilities and disease. Read Dixit’s announcement.

Frenkel,  designated as the Sol Goldman Family Professor of Mathematics, is a leading representation theorist and mathematical physicist. Read Frenkel’s announcement.

Spiegelman, appointed as the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics, will focus her research at Yale on the development and dissemination of new methods for implementation and prevention sciences. Read Spiegelman’s announcement.

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