Mina L. Xu, MD, Named Founding Director of New Expert Consultation Practice in Pathology
- April 19, 2023
Dengue. Zika. Lyme. Yellow fever. Chikungunya virus. Malaria. These worldwide diseases, and others, are spread by the bite from an infected arthropod, a tick or mosquito. Five faculty from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) are collaborating on a project focusing on creating vaccines against infectious diseases by targeting the vector, which could be a “game changer” for global health.
- March 31, 2023
A Yale expert says as many as 90% of those taking levothyroxine for an underactive thyroid may not need it, and might be harmed, largely because seasonal thyroid variations can be overlooked during diagnosis.
- March 29, 2023Source: International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
The IFCC is pleased to announce the winners of the four IFCC Distinguished Awards. The IFCC Distinguished Awards are bestowed to laboratory medicine professionals to recognize their outstanding achievements, publicize their exceptional research and contributions to medicine and healthcare, and encourage the overall advancement of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
- March 22, 2023
For the past 25 years, Women's Health Research at Yale has been investigating conditions of high morbidity and mortality in women and understanding sex and gender differences that affect health outcomes.
- March 08, 2023
Researchers have discovered that a new class of oral drugs that act directly on human cells can inhibit a diverse range of pathogenic SARS-CoV-2 strains.
- February 14, 2023
Rohan Khera, MD, MS, was selected for the ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award.
- January 23, 2023
David Coleman, MD, who was there for YCCI's creation, returns to Yale to help lead it.
- January 23, 2023Source: NBC News CT
The researchers are looking for little known viruses in certain samples to try to identify new diseases before they become a threat. “COVID came as a surprise. All of the sudden, there was an outbreak, and people discovered that there was a new virus that could cause an illness,” Dr. Ellen Foxman, Yale School of Medicine immunologist, said. “What we want to do going forward is be able to get ahead of that.”
- January 12, 2023Source: Knowable magazine
The ‘tripledemic’ unfolding this winter is one of several odd trends among respiratory virus infections these last years. Viruses, it turns out, can block one another and take turns to dominate.