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Yale responds to COVID-19

October 5, 2021

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

Addressing gender identity biases in electronic health record systems

October 15, 2021

A team of transgender researchers, led by YSM postdoctoral researcher Clair Kronk, are working to better represent patients’ gender identities in EHR systems.

Exploring the future of heart health for women

October 15, 2021

Yale cardiologists and WHRY director Carolyn Mazure discuss the state of caring for women’s heart health and how to improve health outcomes for women.

YSPH alumna Shoshanna Goldin tackling pandemic preparedness

October 13, 2021

Goldin M.P.H. ’17, a technical officer at the World Health Organization, develops tools to assess countries’ preparedness for COVID-19 and influenza.

Genetic kidney disorder reversible in preclinical models, Yale study finds

October 12, 2021

Using gene therapy in mice, Yale researchers were able to reverse the damage caused by ADPKD, an inherited disease that causes cysts to develop in kidneys.

Using electronic health records to predict physician departure

October 12, 2021

Hoping to reduce costly and disruptive physician turnovers, a new Yale study examines electronic health record use to identify providers at risk of leaving.

‘Through the Eyes of She’: Empowering women on the African continent

October 11, 2021

YSM’s Christine Ngaruiya shares her inspiration for an upcoming conference centered on equity in health, education, business, and leadership for African women.

Nine things you need to know about the new COVID-19 pill

October 11, 2021

Yale Medicine doctors answer common questions about Merck’s promising new COVID-19 treatment molnupiravir, which is currently under review for emergency use.

The mind connection: Andrew Wang portrays patients’ humanity and his own

October 11, 2021

Yale Medical School physician-scientist Andrew Wang explores the compassionate art of treating patients whose physical symptoms seem to defy standard diagnoses.

Vaccines effective against most SARS-CoV-2 variants

October 11, 2021

Two commonly used vaccines provide protection against multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants, including the highly infectious Delta variant, a new Yale study has found.