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.
Machine Learning for Single Cell Analysis Workshop - June 17-19
Single cell methods, such as single cell RNA-sequencing, are becoming an increasingly popular way for scientists to probe the heterogeneity and dynamics of biological systems. However, analysis of single cell datasets is a challenging task. The data itself is large and noisy, and choosing the correct tools for analysis requires sifting through literally hundreds of published methods.
New Drugs on the Horizon for Stroke and Hydrocephalus
Kristopher Kahle, MD, assistant professor of neurosurgery and of cellular and molecular physiology at Yale School of Medicine, recently published a study describing a new compound that could reduce swelling in the brain caused by stroke or hydrocephalus.
NICU & Stroke Team to Present, Receive Awards at International Stroke Conference
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine’s Neurointensive Care Unit (NICU) and Stroke division will present new, scientific findings and receive several major awards at the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles from February 19 – 21, 2020.
Michael C. Crair, PhD, Is Named Yale's Vice Provost for Research
Michael C. Crair, PhD, William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and professor of ophthalmology and visual science; deputy dean for scientific affairs (basic science departments), has been named Yale University's next vice provost for research, effective April 1.
Yale Psychiatry's Calhoun Shares Her Experiences With Racism in the Medical Field
Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, was among a select group of speakers - and the only resident - chosen to share their narrative stories about the patient experience and working as a doctor at the Feb. 5 Pediatric Grand Rounds.
Rutland: The Clock is Ticking on Medical Marijuana Bill in Alabama
Will Rutland, MD, JD, MPH, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, wrote on the website Alabama.com about Alabama's proposed medical marijuana legislation and its implications for the state's mental health services. "If state lawmakers are destined to move toward legalization, they must first address the urgent need for stronger mental health infrastructure," he wrote. Rutland is a Montgomery, Ala., native.
How can China improve its epidemic control and prevention?
Earlier CGTN spoke via Skype with Chen Xi, an assistant professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Yale School of Public Health. We asked him what measures should be carried out in response to President Xi's article on preventing and controlling epidemics.