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How can AI advance medical education and research to improve patient care?

June 13, 2024

From “GutGPT” to curriculum analysis, members of the Yale Medical School faculty are leveraging AI to help improve the way they advance their field.

New insights into the brain regions involved in paranoia

June 13, 2024

Through a novel approach, Yale researchers translate data from monkeys to better understand how paranoia arises in the human brain.

How calcium channel mutations lead to cognitive dysfunction

June 12, 2024

A new Yale-led study offers insights into the pathologies underlying Alzheimer’s disease and mental illnesses such as schizophrenia.

Yale study identifies new gene target for polycystic kidney disease

June 12, 2024

An unsuspected gene was found to be behind a disorder that leads to fluid-filled cysts developing on the kidney. It could be a new target for treatment.

Ethics of extinction: Yale center considers our relationship with animals

June 11, 2024

A reading group hosted by Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics explores the impact and ethics of biomedical research and biomedicine on non-human life.

The Quadcast: Emotional intelligence and spirituality with Robin Stern

June 11, 2024

Stern, co-founder of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses the role of spirituality and religion in understanding and managing emotions.

Improving health outcomes through community outreach

June 10, 2024

In a Q&A, the founders of Yale School of Medicine’s combined rheumatology/dermatology clinic discuss its work and forging connections in the community.

Antimalarial drug is effective against tick-borne infection babesiosis

June 6, 2024

A new Yale School of Public Health study finds that adding the drug tafenoquine may be a lifesaver for vulnerable patients who relapse after standard treatment.

In situ microscopy gives atomic-level view of mitochondria

June 5, 2024

The new technique could help researchers better understand what’s happening inside organelles of diseased cells and identify new, more precise drug targets.

What to tell your anesthesiologist before surgery

June 5, 2024

A Yale anesthesiologist shares what patients should divulge before undergoing general anesthesia, including smoking, drinking habits, and certain medications.