Genetic Underpinnings of AMD, Other Diseases Revealed in YSPH Studies
A Yale School of Public Health researcher who discovered the gene behind age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has made new discoveries that increase the understanding of the mechanisms behind AMD and other diseases, including Parkinson’s disease.
De Aquino Selected to Participate in Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars Program
João P. De Aquino, MD, Staff Addiction Psychiatrist and Advanced Fellow in Mental Illness Research and Treatment at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale School of Medicine, has been selected for the Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program at Boston University School of Medicine.
Landmark Conference Sept. 26-27 at Yale Law School: "The Affordable Care Act at 10: History, Legacy, Challenges"
This unprecedented gathering will reflect on the policy, legal, and political advances and challenges that a decade of the Affordable Care Act has brought us. We will gather the leading scholars and some of the most important players involved in the Affordable Care Act's passage and implementation, including former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Solicitors General Donald Verrilli and Paul Clement, and many others.
"Severe Asthma 2019: Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway Diseases" on Oct. 11
Yale School of Medicine and Yale Center for Asthma and Airway Diseases invite you to attend the upcoming symposium, "Severe Asthma 2019: Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway Diseases", to be held on Friday, October 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, at the The Anlyan Center for Medical Research and Education (TAC) in New Haven, CT.
Living kidney donors face higher risk of hypertension
Compared with non-donors, living kidney donors face a higher risk of developing hypertension, which may have negative effects on their kidney function. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN, indicate the importance of preventing and managing hypertension in individuals who are kidney donors.
TCPi Assessment Shows Steady Progress in Meeting Transformation Milestones
Yale Medicine met approximately 90% of its goals on the final practice assessment of the Transforming Clinical Practices initiative, showing substantial improvements since it began participating in the program three years ago.
YMA Moves Will Free Up Additional Research and Clinical Space
Approximately 500 Yale Medicine Administration employees are on track to move to new homes at 2 Science Park and 100 Church Street South in December and January, freeing up much-needed space for Yale School of Medicine and Yale Medicine to grow their clinical and research missions.