News Releases


August 22, 2019

Genome screen uncovers new targets for cancer immunotherapy

A new platform developed at Yale utilizes CRISPR technology to knock out genes individually and test which have the biggest impact on tumor response.

August 22, 2019

Yale researchers detect unreported Zika outbreak

The approach used to discover a large unreported Zika outbreak that occurred in Cuba during 2017 may help uncover other unreported outbreaks around the world.

August 22, 2019

Public invited to Professor Shapiro’s ‘Power and Politics’ DeVane Lectures

Professor Ian Shapiro will explore “Power and Politics in Today’s World” in the latest DeVane Lecture series, open to Yale undergrads and the general public.

August 21, 2019

Mechanical forces impact immune response in the lungs

Force and pressure in the lungs alter the way that immune cells respond to infection, a Yale study has found for the first time.

August 14, 2019

Study offers insight into effects of housing eviction on people’s lives

A new study finds that by the time most tenants land in eviction court, they have already suffered years of intensifying financial distress.

August 13, 2019

Study shows surprising trends for a serious lung condition

A new study has found that for Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older, pulmonary embolisms are becoming less deadly thanks in part to improved technology.

August 12, 2019

Haskins builds bridges between scientists and educators at Summer Institute

This year’s Summer Institute, hosted by Haskins Laboratories, was entitled “The Literate Brain: Linking Researchers with Practitioners.”

August 7, 2019

Study shows we like our math like we like our art: beautiful

Coauthored by a Yale mathematician, a new study shows that average Americans can assess mathematical arguments for beauty, just as they can art or music.

August 5, 2019

Doctors’ attitudes toward lesbians and gays shaped early in medical school

Favorable interactions with sexual minorities during medical school reduces bias against members of the LGBT community in early-career doctors, a study finds.

August 2, 2019

Healthcare industry is a major source of harmful emissions

The U.S. healthcare system contributes 10% of the nation’s carbon emissions, contributing to the global public health crisis posed by climate change.