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Understanding bacteria protection in order to break through it

April 19, 2024

Yale researchers have uncovered new details on how bacteria like E. coli build their protective barriers, which will inform new antibiotic development.

Ketamine produces wide variety of responses in the brain, researchers find

April 17, 2024

A new Yale-led study explains why only 65% of patients treated with ketamine respond to therapy.

New blog addresses long-COVID struggles seen on the front lines

April 17, 2024

Yale’s Lisa Sanders, author of The New York Times Magazine’s “Diagnosis” column and Netflix series, is trying to crack the long COVID-19 code

Study finds promising biomarker for detecting transplant rejection

April 17, 2024

Testing for acute cellular rejection currently requires surgical biopsy. A Yale team has identified a potential way to diagnose it with a simple blood draw.

Students with disabilities match with residency programs at lower rates

April 17, 2024

Applicants to U.S. medical residency programs who report a disability match at lower rates than their peers, especially for surgical programs, says a new study.

Time’s ‘100 Most Influential’ list features a pair of Yale professors

April 17, 2024

Akiko Iwasaki and Priyamvada Natarajan are part of 2024’s Time 100, a list that includes leaders of government, the arts, athletics, science, and industry.

Precision medicine for Parkinson’s Disease is focus of new Yale center

April 16, 2024

Led by Yale researcher Clemens Scherzer, the center will leverage genomics and artificial intelligence to develop tailored therapeutics for the disease.

How to prevent pickleball injuries

April 15, 2024

Yale Medicine sports doctors offer advice on how to avoid game-related sprains, strains, and fractures.

A whole-person approach to mental health

April 15, 2024

In a Q&A, Christina Mainelli ’11 M.B.A., CEO of the care platform Quartet Health, discusses the benefits of a value-based approach to mental health care.

Taking a leave of absence can harm medical students’ match prospects

April 15, 2024

Medical students who take a leave of absence are less likely to match into residency programs, a Yale study finds, which could affect workforce diversity.