Connecticut's Top Doctors 2021: Over 1,500 physicians in 66 specialties
Finding a great physician can be difficult. That’s why we’ve partnered with Castle Connolly, a leading national health care research company, to bring you our biggest guide ever to Connecticut’s most recommended health practitioners. Here are the results of the doctor-voted survey.Source: Connecticut Magazine
How plants ward off a dangerous world of pathogens
The world’s plants, immobile and rooted in soil which contains potentially lethal micro-organisms, face a constant threat from invading pathogens. In recent years, however, scientists have discovered that plant species employ sophisticated immune strategies that differ from —but also shares similarities with — the ways humans combat infections.Source: Yale News
Faculty Entrepreneurs Receive Research Support from Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale
The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, made possible by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, supports Yale faculty in the commercialization of applied research and technology in the life sciences.
Molecule enlists patient’s immune system to combat HIV
A new study suggests the addition of a single small molecule can rip away the cloak that shields cells containing HIV and make them susceptible to the patient’s own antibodies that otherwise are not normally of much use against HIV.Source: YaleNews
Keeping Yale's COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Up to Date
For the past year, experts across various disciplines have studied and carefully considered each new piece of evidence about treatment strategies for COVID-19 and translated it into standardized guidelines for Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health System clinicians
Two YSM Faculty Receive International Cytokine & Interferon Society Young Investigator Awards
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Assistant Professors of Immunobiology Carrie Lucas, PhD, and Aaron Ring, MD, PhD, recently received Young Investigator Awards from the International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS).
Yale and Cambridge scientists discover new immune pathway for detecting infection
Dr. John MacMicking, an HHMI investigator in the Yale Systems Biology Institute and Associate Professor of Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale School of Medicine, has discovered a new way in which human cells recognize bacterial infections caused by food-borne pathogens such as Salmonella and Shigella.