Yale Cancer Center held its annual Conclave award ceremony virtually on January 26th to celebrate faculty and provider accomplishments 2020. Faculty and staff were honored with clinical and research prizes including the Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider Award, the Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Award, and the Yale Cancer Center Lifetime Achievement Award.
- December 17, 2019
A class of manmade chemicals widely used in consumer goods since World War II—the toxicity of which is featured in the current movie Dark Waters—drew dozens of experts from across academia, government and industry to the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) to assess the threat posed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS.
- July 29, 2019Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Nicole Deziel is testing air and water samples in the Appalachian Basin for harmful chemicals in response to a surge in fracking activity in the area.
- June 20, 2019
Yale and MIT Researchers Studying Water Quality and Oil and Gas Drilling in Ohio’s Appalachian Basin
Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), Yale Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be testing drinking water samples and conducting interviews from approximately 200 households in Belmont and Monroe Counties in Ohio this summer.
- July 19, 2018
Oil and Gas Wastewater Wells Disproportionately Located in Lower Income Communities in Ohio, Yale School of Public Health study finds
A new study in Ohio led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds that oil and gas waste disposal wells are disproportionately located in communities that have lower per capita incomes and lower population density.
- March 30, 2018Source: Energy News Network
Ohio communities with high levels of fracking activity had 20 percent higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea.
- February 09, 2018Source: BMC Blog Network
Through the combination of genomics and metabolomics research, scientists are getting closer to understanding the impact of environmental exposure and lifestyle on disease onset. This recently designated "exposotype" (which takes into account genomic and metabolic data) is a new tool researchers can potentially use to refine and revolutionize current thinking about precision medicine and risk assessment.
- September 01, 2017Source: Yale Daily News
Researchers from the Yale Schools of Public Health, Forestry and Environmental Studies and Engineering and Applied Science are joining forces to launch a new study on the health effects of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.
- August 21, 2017
With a new $2 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), researchers from the Yale schools of public health (YSPH), forestry & environmental studies (FES), and engineering & applied science (Engineering) will investigate the health effects of unconventional oil and gas production.
- August 09, 2016Source: The Times Leader
BARNESVILLE — Although it may be some time before the results are known, Yale University researchers who have spent the last two months studying the impact of the natural gas industry on Belmont County’s air and drinking water met with residents at Olney Friends School Saturday to discuss their work.