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For more than 50 years, Comer’s pioneering work has revolutionized school systems and lifted up their most vulnerable children. The portrait honors his commitment to children, child development, and education, and also celebrates his position as the first African American tenured professor at the university.
- May 26, 2022
Members of the YSM community are grieving for the victims of the school shooting in Uvdale, Texas, and for their families and friends. Find resources here.
- May 26, 2022
Portraits of Strength captures the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic through a series of photographic portraits of health care providers, scientists, and other essential workers taken between February and October 2021.
- May 20, 2022
Researchers at Yale Cancer Center have developed a new quantitative assay to measure the amount of HER2 protein in patients with breast cancer with increased accuracy. The improved data may provide new options for treatment for patients previously found ineligible for treatment based on traditional HER2 screening assays. The findings were published today in Laboratory Investigation.
- May 16, 2022
A diverse team of BRCA gene experts work together to unlock the secrets of DNA repair and develop better breast, ovarian and other cancer treatments.
- April 20, 2022
Almost 70 undergraduates, postgrads, and advisors to students considering health and science careers visited Yale School of Medicine (YSM) for two days in early April, as part of two YSM pipeline programs that had been virtual since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
- April 15, 2022Source: Healio
The use of current standard HER2 assays as diagnostic tests may result in misassignment of patients for treatment of breast cancer with trastuzumab deruxtecan, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.
- April 05, 2022
The More Marginalized Identities Med Students Have, the More Mistreatment and Burnout They Experience
A new study from Yale researchers looks at how intersectionality increases incidents of mistreatment and magnifies the effects of burnout on medical students. Using data from over 30,000 graduating medical students from 140 U.S. medical schools, the study found that students with three marginalized identities (female, non-white, and lesbian, gay or bisexual) experienced the most mistreatment and discrimination and the highest score for exhaustion compared with male, white, and heterosexual students.
- March 30, 2022
PD-L1 and PD-L2 mRNA Are Associated With Outcome and High Negative Predictive Value in Immunotherapy-treated Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
This proposed research aims to find an alternative way to identify which persons with NSCLC will respond, and not respond, to this kind of treatment.
- March 29, 2022
Dr. Faye Rogers and her team have discovered a way to turn on the apoptotic pathway in cancer cells, tricking them into killing themselves while leaving normal cells unscathed. Their research was published in October 2021 in Nature Biotechnology.