News

Hope sustains center’s research on paralysis

News

Hope sustains center’s research on paralysis

Veterans join scientists to fight spinal cord injuries and neurological diseases

When Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D., moved from Stanford’s School of Medicine to Yale in 1986, he didn’t pack light: he brought with him several scientists, including Jeffery D. Kocsis, Ph.D., and Joel A. Black, Ph.D., and a million dollars’ worth of equipment.On...

Read more...


Enlisting virtual victims to test triage systems

Enlisting virtual victims to test triage systems

Dominique Larrey, the chief surgeon of Napoleon’s armies and a pioneer of military medicine, knew something of mass casualties. In the early 19th century, while accompanying Napoleon on his various campaigns, Larrey...

Read more...

Flu shots meet the ballot box in Yale public health expert’s effort

Flu shots meet the ballot box in Yale public health expert’s effort

Some voters completing one essential fall ritual by casting their ballots last Election Day could simultaneously take part in another—getting vaccinated against the flu.Douglas Shenson, M.D., M.P.H., associate clinical...

Read more...

A Yale oncologist faces down pancreatic cancer

A Yale oncologist faces down pancreatic cancer

The fourth-highest cause of cancer deaths in the United States, pancreatic cancer is one of the most dreaded diagnoses. With a five-year survival rate of only 5 percent, it is estimated that pancreatic cancer claimed...

Read more...

Student-run auction benefits charities in New Haven region

Student-run auction benefits charities in New Haven region

The 16th Annual Hunger & Homelessness Auction, a student-run event that combines entertainment with charitable giving, was held last November, raising $32,000 for several organizations in the New Haven area.“This is...

Read more...