Blood Protein Predicts Poor COVID-19 Outcomes
Low levels of the blood protein renalase predict poor outcomes in patients with COVID-19, Yale researchers report. They are planning to ask for expedited approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether the protein, which fights inflammation, might improve outcomes of patients with severe cases of the disease.Source: YaleNews
Low counts of a blood protein may predict which coronavirus patients will need ventilators or die - and boosting the anti-inflammatory compound could be a life-saving treatment
Low counts of a blood protein may predict which coronavirus patients will need ventilators or die - and boosting the anti-inflammatory compound could be a life-saving treatmentSource: Daily Mail
YSM Creates Memorable Virtual Ceremony to Celebrate 113 MD Degree Recipients
On May 18, the 113 graduates of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD Class of 2020 were celebrated in an hour-long virtual Commencement ceremony, an event that reflected tremendous collaboration among YSM students, faculty, and staff.
Virtual Event Aspires to Lift Spirits and Give Thanks
In addition to being a wife and the mother of two young children, Erin Taylor, MD, is a senior chief resident at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM), providing leadership and support for residents in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging along with her three co-chiefs.