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Attacking RNA with small-molecule drugs

October 15, 2018

Yale researchers have developed a new method for tapping into a vast number of biological mechanisms critical to metabolism and gene expression.

Two Yale graduate students named Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholars

October 10, 2018

Jessica Cerdeña and Demar Lewis were recently inducted into the national leadership development program.

Taylor elected 2021 president of American Society for Reproductive Medicine

October 10, 2018

Taylor begins as vice president of effective immediately, serving then as president-elect in 2019-2020 and president in 2020-2021.

Postdoctoral associate in immunobiology is named a STAT ‘wunderkind’

October 10, 2018

Kellie Jurado, a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Akiko Iwasaki, has been named a 2018 “Wunderkind” by the publication STAT for her work on the Zika virus.

Prenatal care reduces preterm birth and low birth weight

October 9, 2018

In a Yale study, group prenatal care resulted in a significant reduction in the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight versus traditional one-on-one care.

YSM researcher hits the road on ‘American Roads to Recovery’ listening tour

October 9, 2018

Brent Moore, a research scientist in the psychology department, and a college friend are hopping aboard an RV for a unique listening tour across America.

Yale researchers study link between glucose metabolism and malaria

October 5, 2018

A glucose inhibitor called 2DG may prevent blood clotting and mini-strokes long enough to clear the parasites that cause cerebral malaria through antibiotics.

Researchers discover how fatal biofilms form

October 5, 2018

By curtailing the effects of antibiotics, communities of bacterial cells known as biofilms can be deadly during surgeries and in urinary tract infections.

American hospitals make it too hard for patients to access medical records

October 5, 2018

In a study of 83 top-ranked hospitals across 29 states, Yale researchers found practical inconsistencies in the ability of patients to access personal records.

Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle factors nationwide

October 5, 2018

Food insecurity, smoking, physical inactivity, and quality of health care the top factors linked to cancer death disparity rates in a new Yale study.