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Immunology comes of age at medical school

Top-ranked, influential research group now a full-fledged department

Ever since Edward Jenner first prevented smallpox infection by injecting an English boy with cowpox virus in the 1790s, scientists have worked to conquer infectious diseases by understanding and strengthening the immune response. Yet as recently as three decades ago,...

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Yale research makes Science’s ‘top 10’ list

Yale research makes Science’s ‘top 10’ list

The research of two School of Medicine researchers and a Yale alumnus—work on the genetics of a devastating eye disorder, the capacity of stem cells to make identical copies of themselves and the decoding of the...

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High school partnership celebrates 10 years

High school partnership celebrates 10 years

It’s a common sight on any medical school campus: students being asked to identify and explain the function of a muscle on a cadaver they’re working with in the anatomy lab. But on a recent afternoon, the students in...

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