Health & Medicine


Yale-led study finds surprise link between metabolism and immunity

July 31, 2018

Studied for its role in satiety and obesity, the gene NUCB2 may actually have a key function in the immune system, according to a new Yale study.

Nutrition that heals: A YSN student’s journey into plant-based medicine

July 27, 2018

Vanessa Correia, RN, CLC, YSN ’19 founded the “Nutrition that Heals” lecture series to provide an introduction to plant-based, evidence-based nutrition.

Dixit, Frenkel, and Spiegelman appointed to endowed chairs

July 26, 2018

Three Yale faculty members — Vishwa Deep Dixit, Igor Frenkel, and Donna Spiegelman — were appointed to endowed professorships.

New compound targets drug-resistant HIV mutants

July 25, 2018

Deterioration in the effectiveness of antiretroviral HIV therapies could be countered with new compounds that inhibit the function of a specific viral enzyme.

Ocular oncologist Renelle Lim on the importance of regular eye exams

July 25, 2018

The Yale Medicine ophthalmologist says eye cancer treatments work best when the cancer is caught early.

Vishwa Deep Dixit appointed the Von Zedtwitz Professor

July 24, 2018

Dixit is also professor of immunobiology and is a member of the Yale Center on Research on Aging.

Donna Spiegelman designated the Bliss Professor of Biostatistics

July 24, 2018

Spiegelman will focus her research at Yale on the development and dissemination of new methods for implementation and prevention sciences.

Yale selected as clinical trial site for treatment of neurological diseases

July 24, 2018

Yale is one of only 25 sites selected by the National Institutes of Health for the Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials (NeuroNEXT).

Yale scholars tackle opioid crisis in groundbreaking journal issue

July 23, 2018

Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

Four faculty members named as Sterling Professors

July 23, 2018

Dr. Nicholas Christakis, Anna Marie Pyle, Daniel Spielman, and Ruth Bernard Yeazell were appointed as Sterling Professors.