ASN Kidney Week 2022: Presentations from Yale Nephrology
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2022 Annual Meeting will take place in Orlando, Fla. from November 3-6. The meeting will bring together kidney professionals from around the globe to exchange new research findings, learn about the latest clinical and scientific advances in the field, and engage in exciting discussion with leading international experts.
Frailty, Dementia Raise Mortality Risk for Older Americans After Surgery
The findings have major implications for the way U.S. health care providers and policymakers think about major surgery in certain subgroups of older persons and how providers manage pre-operative and post-operative care for people who are age 65 and older.Source: YaleNews
Schatz to Receive Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
Immunologists David G. Schatz of Yale School of Medicine and Frederick W. Alt of Harvard Medical School are to receive the 2023 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize. The two researchers are being acknowledged for their discovery of molecules and mechanisms that enable our immune system to perform the astounding feat of recognizing billions of different antigens on first contact.Source: YaleNews