Electronic Health Record Strategies Can Improve Care of Patients with Heart Failure
Doctors frequently rely on the electronic health record (EHR) when caring for patients. Oftentimes, EHR systems will include clinical decision support tools that offer recommendations and reminders for physicians determining how to manage diagnosis or treatment plans.
Using Lessons from HIV to Treat Hepatitis C
A new study demonstrates how public health strategies aimed at improving HIV treatment outcomes can be used to better care for patients with another viral infection, hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a deadly blood-borne disease that causes liver inflammation and scarring.
Yale Pepper Center Funding Available
The Yale Pepper Center is soliciting letters of intent from full-time faculty members at Yale with interests and expertise relevant to aging research who would be interested in submitting a career development proposal (if within 5 years of total faculty appointment) or a pilot project proposal.
Call for Abstracts for Yale Conference for Alcohol Research and Education
The Yale Conference for Alcohol Research and Education (Y-CARE) is now accepting abstracts in all disciplines related to alcohol. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the Y-CARE annual conference on September 30, 2023 at The Anlyan Center (TAC), from 8 am - 3 pm.
Dr. Rachel Perry Receives APS New Investigator Award
Rachel Perry, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology) and of cellular and molecular physiology, received the Endocrinology and Metabolism Section New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society (APS) during its summit on April 21.
Edward Kaftan Named Assistant Cancer Center Director for Translational Science at Yale Cancer Center
Edward Kaftan, PhD, has been appointed Assistant Cancer Center Director for Translational Science at Yale Cancer Center (YCC). In this role, Kaftan will be Lead Scientist for the Office of Translational Research overseeing members of the team in the execution of translational research priorities, and will be responsible for critically important initiatives to lead and support the growth and development of translational science.
Learning from Each Patient: Umbrella consent eases translational research
Every cancer patient is distinctive, with their own genetic fingerprint and their own response to treatment. To researchers working to develop better, more tailored cancer treatments, those differences can be crucially relevant,