Yale School of Medicine’s Dean’s Office hosted a workshop to introduce the Yale Center for Genomic Health (YCGH) to the Yale community. It was an event that brought together scholars and professionals from across diverse disciplines to learn more about the science of genomic healthcare and the vision of the YCGH.
- June 08, 2021Source: YaleNews
As people age, genetic errors begin to accumulate during the process of cell division. For the study, researchers explored whether one category of these emerging genetic variants in white blood cells — called mosaic chromosomal alterations, or mCAs — played a role in increased infection risk.
- June 07, 2021
Basic scientist and geneticist, Jason Sheltzer PhD, and his research team join the Department of Surgery in July.
- June 07, 2021
With age comes an increased risk of many infections. The mechanisms connecting aging and weakened immunity, however, have remained unclear. A new study has identified a category of genetic markers in white blood cells which makes individuals more susceptible to diverse infections. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from Yale, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), was published June 7 in the journal Nature Medicine. As people age, genetic errors begin to accumulate during the process of cell division. For the study, researchers explored whether one category of these emerging genetic variants in white blood cells — called mosaic chromosomal alterations, or mCAs — played a role in increased infection risk.
- June 02, 2021
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians recognized as Connecticut Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Connecticut Magazine has named 90 Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians to its 2021 Best Doctors guide. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list consists of more than 1,500 Connecticut physicians from nearly 40 medical specialties.
- June 01, 2021
“During your time in medical school, you have learned how to immerse yourselves in a question. You have experienced mentorship and sponsorship, and for many of you your research group or laboratory has become a second home.” The mentorship theme in the remarks of Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, was echoed throughout Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Student Research Day (SRD) on May 18, 2021.
- May 28, 2021
Two recent papers by Dr. Jen Moliterno and her team help physicians better identify patients who may develop seizures alongside meningiomas.
- May 21, 2021
The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, made possible by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, supports Yale faculty in the commercialization of applied research and technology in the life sciences.
- May 19, 2021
Four Yale Department of Psychiatry researchers are recipients of 2021 Kavli Innovative Research Awards.
- May 18, 2021
Two Yale Scientists Receive the Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer ResearchSource: Yale West Campus
The prestigious prize seeks to accelerate the most innovative cancer research and facilitate collaborations between the science and business communities.