Health & Medicine


Yale responds to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

YaleNews highlights its coverage of how campus is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and how Yale experts are taking action against the crisis.

Brazilian postdoc associate Anderson Brito contributes to study of COVID-19

February 26, 2021

Brito’s post-doctorate at Yale is focused on genomic epidemiology — including critical COVID research in the lab of Nathan Grubaugh.

Keeping health equity at the forefront

February 26, 2021

YSPH’s Tekisha Everette is committed to understanding how U.S. policies are racialized, and to addressing their disproportionate impact on minority communities.

Blood tests offer early indicator of severe COVID-19, study says

February 26, 2021

A new study reports that a series of biomarkers associated with white blood cell activation and obesity can predict severe outcomes in COVID-19 patients.

Comparing COVID-19 vaccines: How are they different?

February 25, 2021

Vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are being administered in the U.S. right now, with others on track for approval. So, how do they differ?

Yale targets COVID-19 with innovative computational design methods

February 24, 2021

A new class of antiviral agents developed shows promise for creating COVID-19 therapeutics — particularly effective when used with the drug remdesivir.

For junior School of Medicine faculty, pandemic requires a balancing act

February 24, 2021

Balancing clinical care and scholarly work is vital for physician-scientists as they progress through their careers. COVID-19 has made it harder than ever.

Yale scientists capture the choreography of a developing brain

February 24, 2021

Yale researchers and collaborators have devised a strategy that allows them to see this previously impenetrable process unfold in a living animal.

Prioritizing health equity from the White House

February 24, 2021

NBC News profiles Marcella Nunez-Smith, who is trying to fix a system that is disproportionately failing disadvantaged communities.

Understand COVID-19: Novel coronavirus mutations and variants

February 22, 2021

Yale experts discuss why SARS-Cov-2 variants are emerging now – and what it will mean long-term for vaccination programs.