Health & Medicine


Alumni spotlight: Wilfred Agbenyikey Sc.D., M.P.H ’08

October 16, 2019

A YSPH alum and an employee of the U.S. Health Department, Agbenyikey has devoted his career to outcome-driven research and the pursuit of health care for all.

Molecular control of neurotransmitter linked to autism described

October 15, 2019

New research examines the role of KCC2, a transporter responsible for the discharge of chloride in cells, in developing disorders such as epilepsy and autism.

Fighting for hope: breast cancer research at Yale

October 14, 2019

Researchers at Yale and around the globe are working tirelessly to save lives by advancing the science and practice of breast cancer treatment and prevention.

Yale scientists help immune system find hidden cancer cells

October 14, 2019

A new Yale-developed immunotherapy system has been shown to reduce or eliminate melanoma and triple-negative breast and pancreatic tumors in mice.

A Yale-developed drug shows promise as immune therapy for cancer

October 14, 2019

A therapy involving a synthetic RNA molecule called Stem Loop RNA 14, developed by Yale researchers, stimulates immune cells to shrink or kill tumors in mice.

Yale faculty pioneer development and testing of portable MRI device

October 14, 2019

Yale researchers have agreed to develop, deploy, and test a new device they hope will cut MRI costs and make the technology more widely available globally.

Simple test predicts older heart attack patients’ independence, function

October 10, 2019

A simple walking test can evaluate the likelihood of functional decline in older adults following a heart attack, according to research led by Alexandra Hajduk.

YSPH partners with University of Puerto Rico to address HIV

October 10, 2019

The collaboration will aim to improve access to HIV testing, treatment, and care as part of the federal government’s Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.

Why a heart attack should not disqualify someone from being president

October 9, 2019

Yale cardiologist Dr. Harlan Krumholz discusses presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ recent heart attack and advances in cardiac treatment and prognosis.

Brain hemorrhage surgery boosts survival, but disability risk still high

October 9, 2019

A new meta-analysis offers insight into which among the 35,000 annual intracerebral hemorrhage patients in Europe and America would most benefit from surgery.