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How an emerging tick-borne pathogen evades detection

June 19, 2019

Researchers have discovered how Babesia microti, one of the parasites that transmit the disease babesiosis, communicates with its host to export its antigens.

Scholars gather at Yale to advance systems approach to cancer

June 19, 2019

Scientists from across the region gathered June 17 for the Advances in Systems Analysis of Aggressive Cancers symposium at the Yale Systems Biology Institute.

Federal guidelines may restrict women’s access to effective HIV protection

June 19, 2019

Restrictive recommendations for pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issued by the CDC systematically disqualified nearly all women at risk for HIV.

YSPH, GHLI researchers receive Gates Foundation funding for global projects

June 18, 2019

A cohort of global health researchers at Yale have received Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

How common gut bacteria trigger a lethal autoimmune disease

June 18, 2019

Antiphospholipid syndrome, an immune system disorder that raises the risk of blood clots, may be triggered by the common gut bactrium Roseburia intestinalis.

Yale-led study reveals biology of leptin, the hunger hormone

June 18, 2019

New Yale research advances knowledge about leptin and weight gain, and also suggest a potential strategy for developing future weight-loss treatments.

Professor of surgery receives Greece’s highest academic honor

June 17, 2019

Dr. John Elefteriades, the William W.L. Glenn Professor of Surgery and Aortic Institute director, has been inducted into the highly select Athens Academy.

New M.S. program in infectious diseases launching at YSPH

June 17, 2019

Yale School of Public Health is launching a new one-year Master of Science with a concentration in the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.

Ahn and Crews appointed to Malone professorships

June 17, 2019

Charles H. Ahn and Craig M. Crews were appointed to John C. Malone professorships.

Craig Crews named the John C. Malone Professor

June 17, 2019

Crews is a renowned scientist who has made important contributions to the field of cancer research.