News Releases


July 3, 2018

How obesity drives colon cancer in mice

A team including Yale researchers found that a high level of insulin was the link between obesity and colon cancer in mice.

July 3, 2018

Chronic heart disease causes high financial burden for low-income families

New findings by Yale and University of Texas researchers may support recent advocacy for a more progressive social and national health insurance program.

June 26, 2018

How to capture activity of thousands of genes in a single cell? It’s MAGIC

The Markov Affinity-based Graph Imputation of Cells is able to reveal interactions between thousands of genes in a single cell, and how those change over time.

June 26, 2018

Human insulin as safe and effective as costlier insulin analogs

Many people with type 2 diabetes should consider starting with NPH insulin, instead of insulin analogs, according to a new Yale/Kaiser Permanente study.

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.