In Brief


August 16, 2019

Townsend Lab receives $4 million grant to study fungal evolution

Yale School of Public Health Elihu Professor of Biostatistics Jeffrey Townsend has received the grant to study fungal evolution and disease progression.

August 6, 2019

Picciotto to be recognized with Marion Spencer Fay Award

The Institute for Women’s Health and Drexel’s College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Yale psychiatry professor Marina Picciotto.

August 5, 2019

‘Appetizer & Dessert Crawl’ fundraiser to benefit New Haven Animal Shelter

The Shops at Yale and the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter will host the third annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 18.

July 31, 2019

$5.5 million grant supports study of treatments for opioid addiction

Yale’s Dr. Sandra Springer will study a new model of treatment for opioid addiction as part of a multi-site collaboration.

July 30, 2019

Yale expert to study opioid treatments

Yale School of Medicine researchers will lead one of the sites in a large study designed to reduce opioid overdoses.

July 29, 2019

Coleman named to committee that advises on human research protections

Linda Coleman has accepted an appointment to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection.

July 23, 2019

Yale SOM professor receives funding for research into antitrust enforcement

Fiona Scott Morton has received an investment to study competition and antitrust in the digital economy.

July 23, 2019

Vilarinho and Wilson win Clinical Scientist Development Awards

The awards fund physician scientists who are at the early stages of their profession to help them transition to independent research careers.

July 18, 2019

NHPD veteran and Yale alum appointed assistant chief of police

Anthony Campbell is a 21-year veteran of law enforcement.

July 16, 2019

Department of Neurology receives major grant

The department received a 5-year, $20 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.