WHRY funds studies on pain relief, cannabis, and genetic origins of sex differences in disease
WHRY announces funding for first-of-their-kind studies on pain relief, cannabis, and the genetic basis of sex differences across a broad range of ailments, including Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.
Improving the Health of Pregnant Women
More than six million women are pregnant in the United States in any given year, and more than 90 percent of these women will take at least one medication. But clinical studies of medications, diseases, and conditions often exclude pregnant and lactating women, leaving women and their caregivers guessing about how pregnancy and childbirth affect the efficacy and safety of particular treatments.
Breaking it Down: How the Chemistry of Digestion is Uncovering Sex-Specific Causes of Colon Cancer
A new technology called metabolomics allows researchers to explore the small chemicals formed and used during digestion as a window into the formation of diseases such as colon cancer, seeking early warning signs and potent tactics for prevention.
Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, Wins MacArthur "Genius Grant"
Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases) and associate (adjunct) professor of law, has been named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow, for his work at the intersection of human rights and public health research and practice to address inequities in global health.
Neuroscientists, Geneticist Win ‘High Risk, High Reward’ Grants
Three Yale researchers have won 2018 ‘High Risk, High Rewards’ grants from the Common Fund of the National Institutes of Health, which intends to fund “major opportunities and gaps in biomedical research that require trans-NIH collaboration to succeed.”
Applications for Yale Cancer Center K12 Calabresi Immuno-Oncology Training Program Scholar Awards
Applications are being solicited for the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) K12 Calabresi Immuno-Oncology Training Program (IOTP) Scholar Award for junior faculty to enhance research skills beyond the training provided during graduate and postgraduate training.
Yale Pepper Center: Request for Letter of Intent
The Yale Pepper Center is soliciting letters of intent from full-time faculty members at Yale with interests and expertise relevant to aging research who would be interested in submitting a career development proposal (if currently within 4 years of first faculty appointment), a pilot project proposal, or a research development project.
Federico Vaca awarded two NIH grants to study impaired teen driving
Dr. Federico Vaca, professor of emergency medicine, has been awarded two grants to study impaired driving among teens. Both grants are from the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health.
$20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
The National Institute of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have renewed a $20 million grant for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.
Newly Funded Chromatin Study Could Shed Light on Genome
Combining engineering, biology and physics, three Yale researchers have received a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study chromatin in yeast cells. They aim to better understand chromatin's properties and use the genome as a device to measure and record dynamic, transient chromatin states.
Office of Cooperative Research Presents: "How to Pitch Your Blavatnik and Seed Stage Biotech Proposals to a Venture Investor"
Yale University has received a new $15 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by global industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik, to expand the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale. Established in 2016 with a grant of $10 million, the Blavatnik Fund advances entrepreneurship in the life sciences at Yale and expedites the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough research.