Yeager is a Professor at The Scripps Research Institute, with
a primary appointment in the Department of Cell Biology and
a joint appointment in the Department of Molecular Biology.
He is also a practicing cardiologist and Director of Research
in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the Scripps
Clinic. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon
University, an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. degree from the Department
of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University,
and the M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine, where
he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. His medicine residency,
chief residency and specialty training in cardiology were
performed at Stanford University Medical Center. In addition
to support from the National Institutes of Health and the
American Heart Association, his contributions to biomedical
research have been recognized with a Clinical Investigator
Award from the NIH, an Established Investigator Award from
the American Heart Association and a Clinical Scientist Award
in Translational Research from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
Prior support from the Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research
Foundation and The Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation
Grant is also gratefully acknowledged.