A Call for More COVID-19 Vaccine Funding, and Praise for Yale's Achievements
On July 24, United States Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) highlighted research conducted at Yale School of Medicine and urged his Senate colleagues to approve more federal funding for development and distribution of vaccines to halt the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yale Researchers Tackle COVID-19 and Learn from Patients with Cancer
Across Yale Cancer Center this spring, most research labs shut down to protect their personnel from COVID-19. To protect patients, clinical trial enrollment also took a two month pause. But several of our researchers with relevant expertise have continued to conduct critical research on SARS-CoV-2, the deadly new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Fat check: Yale researchers find explanation for stress’ damage in brown fat
In the face of psychological stress, an immune system response that can significantly worsen inflammatory responses originates in brown fat cells, a Yale research team reports June 30 in the journal Cell.Source: YaleNews
Gift from Ludwig Family Foundation Funds Urgent COVID Research by School of Medicine Scientists
The donation will fund the laboratories of at least six scientists on the Yale School of Medicine faculty, for work on vaccine development to prevent future outbreaks as well as treatments for people who are already infected.
Getting Warmer: Thermoregulation and Inflammation
The human body has a number of innate responses to infection, including COVID-19, that include heating the affected part of the body, or cooling it down. Yale School of Medicine researchers are looking hard at the causes behind both.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine