Herold Is Designated C.N.H. Long Professor
Kevan Herold, MD, newly named as C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine, conducts research on the basis for autoimmune diseases and develops new therapies based on these studies. His focus has largely been in the field of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes.
MFS2 Regulation Controls Phosphate Excretion, Renal Stone Formation, Study Finds
A high phosphate diet caused stones within the Malpighian renal tubules and resulted in reduced lifespan of fruit flies, says new study led by Yale School of Medicine’s Clemens Bergwitz, MD, associate professor of medicine (endocrinology).
Yale Expert Testifies in Washington on the Harm Caused by Soaring Insulin Prices
On April 2, Kasia Lipska, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology), testified in Washington before the House Committee on Energy & Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on the severe harm that high insulin prices does to patients, including her own.
Dr. Levita Robinson is the Third Raymond P. Wong Fellow
Dr. Karl Insogna presented Dr. Levita Y. Robinson with the Raymond P. Wong Award at Medical Grand Rounds on January 11, 2018. The Wong award was established in 2009 and honors the legacy of Raymond Wong, MD, an internist who practiced for 26 years at the Hill Health Center in New Haven.
Yale investigators join alliance to advance research on obesity and diabetes
Yale researchers have partnered with investigators at leading research institutions in Connecticut, and with a prestigious counterpart in Israel, to fill a research void in the field of metabolic diseases, which affect billions of people worldwide.
Gut bacteria differs in obese youth
Obese children and teens have different bacteria living in their digestive tracts than their leaner peers, according to a Yale-led study. The findings could help researchers develop strategies to target specific gut microbes with the goal of preventing or treating obesity in youth, said the researchers.
Meet Yale Internal Medicine: Vivian Asare, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine).
As part of our “Meet Yale Internal Medicine” series, today’s featured physician is Vivian Asare, MD, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine).
Request for Nominations for 2020 Iva Dostanic Physician-Scientist Trainee Award
The Yale Department of Medicine established an annual Physician-Scientist Trainee Award in memory of Iva Dostanic, whose intelligence, creativity, work ethic, accomplishments, and passion for the science of medicine exemplified the highest ideals of the physician-scientist.