News Releases


June 26, 2018

With gene editing, researchers cure blood disorder in fetal mice

An anemia-causing genetic mutation was corrected with an intravenous injection of nanoparticles carrying a combination of donor DNA and synthetic molecules.

June 21, 2018

Peter Salovey, Yale University: Statement on Immigration Votes in the House

Yale President Peter Salovey speaks on the immigration bills now before Congress.

June 19, 2018

High rates of HIV and diabetes raise the risk of TB for South Africans

The heightened TB risk is likely due to the delayed immune response in people with diabetes, and the overall suppressed immunity in those living with HIV.

June 18, 2018

More doctors needed to assess asylum seekers’ claims of torture, violence

Widespread gang and domestic violence in places like Honduras and El Salvador assures demand for doctors to help enforce asylum law, according to a new study.

June 15, 2018

Yale’s commitment to free expression

The university reiterated its commitment to free expression on campus in this June 15 statement.

June 14, 2018

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving

When fat and carbs are combined in a single food they are more neurologically rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone.

June 5, 2018

Bacterial balancing act: Preserving diversity while on the move

Yale researchers have discovered a mechanism that allows colonies of E. coli to preserve individual differences, yet move in concert over large distances.

May 25, 2018

Study examines the rise of plaque in arteries

A new Yale study looks at how arterial plaque forms at a molecular level, and may help produce targeted treatments for heart disease and stroke prevention.

May 23, 2018

What makes us well? Diversity, health care, and cycling to work matter

Among 77 community attributes, diversity, access to health care, and public transit stand out in a new study as being strongly tied to self-reported well-being.

May 18, 2018

Drawing a Larger Circle: President Salovey’s Baccalaureate Address

“The work of inclusion is difficult, but the rewards are great,” President Peter Salovey told the graduating seniors.