Yale Cancer Center Researchers Awarded Grants by Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) Scientific Advisory Board and its Board of Directors recently announced its 2022 research grants, including six funded grants at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital awarded to Mehra Golshan, MD, MBA, Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH, Ian Krop, MD, PhD, Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil, David Rimm, MD, PhD, and Eric Winer, MD to support their research.
New Advanced Diagnostic Tests Lab to Perform, Interpret Clinical-Grade Molecular Testing of Biomarkers
The Yale Advanced Diagnostic Tests Laboratory in the Department of Pathology, is a new unit of Yale Pathology Laboratories, offers access to novel molecular tests to external users, performing and interpreting clinical grade and high-quality molecular analysis of human tissue samples.
Discovering the 'Cytokine Language' That Activates Immune Responses
Using a new computational method based on a causal inference framework, CINEMA-OT, the Yale team studied how individual immune cells react to combinations of cytokines, or small proteins released by cells that regulate inflammation. They discovered that certain cytokines have a synergistic effect, inducing unique gene activation programs compared to their individual effects. This cryptography of cytokine signals acts as a language, instructing immune cells.
Pathology Office of Research Affairs Makes an Impact
Gina Della Porta, left, Director of the Office of Research Affairs, and David Stern, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Sciences, who oversees the office. In just one year, the Department of Pathology’s Office of Research Affairs has made an impact.
Stephania Libreros, PhD, Receives NIH Pathway to Independence Award
Stephania Libreros, PhD, a newly appointed Assistant Professor of Pathology and a member of the Vascular Biology Therapeutics Program at Yale School of Medicine, was recently awarded a National Institute of Health (NIH) K99-R00 Award from National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, to support her independent research as she moves into a full-time tenure track faculty position.
Yale Pathology Joins Office of Health Equity Research in Community Listening Session
Several members of Yale Pathology recently joined members of the Office of Health Equity Research (OHER) at Yale School of Medicine at a community listening session to understand how to approach people about participating in medical research.
Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD, to Succeed Marie Robert, MD, as Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology
Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, will be appointed as Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology effective July 1, succeeding Marie Robert, MD, Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Digestive Diseases).
Pei Hui, MD, Discusses New Reporting Guidelines for Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Pei Hui, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, discusses updated reporting guidelines for Gestational Trophoblastic Disease.Source: International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists
Angelique Levi, MD, to Succeed John Sinard, MD, PhD, as Vice Chair of Operations, CLIA Laboratory Medical Director
Angelique Levi, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, has been appointed Vice Chair of Operations and CLIA Laboratory Medical Director for the Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2023.
American Society for Investigative Pathology Features Katerina Politi, PhD, During Women in Pathology Month
The American Society for Investigative Pathology features Katerina Politi, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, during Women in Pathology Month.Source: American Society for Investigative Pathology
Study Suggests Retina Represents System for Investigating Therapeutic Approaches in Neurodegenerative Diseases
The findings provide evidence that the retina, the site of damage in advanced macular degeneration—the leading cause of blindness in elderly patients—is also a source for knowledge about treating neurodegenerative diseases.