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The goal of the Common Fund’s Interdisciplinary Research (IR) program was to change academic research culture such that interdisciplinary approaches and team science spanning various biomedical and behavioral specialties are encouraged and rewarded. The program included the following components:

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High Calorie FoodsThis is your brain on stress

Drs. Amy Arnsten, Carolyn Mazure, and Rajita Sinha, part of the Interdisciplinary Research Consortium on Stress, Self-Control, and Addiction at Yale University, have published an article in the April 2012 issue of Scientific American that describes how your brain reacts to stress, and how that can lead to the all too familiar feeling of “freezing” when faced with an important task, like giving a speech or taking a test. 
 

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Hitting the Target: Molecule Hones in on Cancer CellsHitting the Target: Molecule Hones in on Cancer Cells

Drs. Todd Golub and Stuart Schreiber, supported in part by the Common Fund’s Interdisciplinary Research Consortium for Genomic Based Drug 
Discovery, along with their colleagues, have discovered 
a molecule that can selectively kill cancer cells but does 
not harm normal cells. 
 

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High Calorie Foods Obese people may have more difficulty resisting high calorie foods

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Drs. Peggi Angel and David Nusinow Interdisciplinary consortium trainee collaboration uses technique developed in teeth to study the heart

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Mouse Genetics Leads to New Clues for Human Psychiatric Disorders Major Finding in Interdisciplinary Trainee Led Project Reveals How One Molecule- Adiponectin- Exerts Broad Protective Effects in Different Disease States

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Cookies Fountain of Youth? Worms Reveal New Clues About Long Life

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Mouse Genetics Leads to New Clues for Human Psychiatric Disorders Mouse Genetics Leads to New Clues for
Human Psychiatric Disorders. 

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Worm Colorful Solution to Extending Lifespan.

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