Findings

Prions found outside nervous system

Prions found outside nervous system

Finding suggests more stringent monitoring of farm animals may be needed to protect the public.

Nancy H. Ruddle, Ph.D. ’68, the John Rodman Paul Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and professor of immunobiology, is the first to admit that she’s no expert on mad cows. Her laboratory...

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Yale scientists find a genetic connection to age-related macular degeneration

Yale scientists find a genetic connection to age-related macular degeneration

Biomedical research into the genetic basis of disease has progressed at a rapid clip since the sequence of the human genome was announced in 2000, but this past March 10 saw the scientific equivalent...

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Et Cetera

MicroRNA linked to oncogene

A Yale scientist has identified a microRNA, let-7, that controls an oncogene implicated in about 20 percent of cancers,...

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Smoking turns receptor on and off

Cigarette smoking turns on and then inactivates brain receptors that are critical to the effectiveness of...

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