Rajita Sinha, PhD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neuroscience and of Child Study, has received the 2020 James H. Tharp Award, a trust-funded award given by the Board of Directors of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
- January 20, 2021
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Deputy Chair for Basic Science and Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, of Pharmacology and in the Child Study Center, has been named Director of the Ribicoff Labs and of the Division of Molecular Psychiatry. Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Assistant Chair for Translational Research, and Director of the Yale OCD Research Clinic, has been named Director of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) and of the Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP).
- January 12, 2021
Recent announcements about the imminent availability of multiple promising vaccines against COVID-19 brought hope this winter as the virus tightened its grip on the US and around the world. That hope turned to reality for Yale Genetics Clinical Chief Yong-hui Jiang, who received the first does of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine earlier this January.
- January 12, 2021Source: YaleNews
When two people agree, their brains exhibit a calm synchronicity of activity focused on sensory areas of the brain. When they disagree, however, many other regions of the brain involved in higher cognitive functions become mobilized as each individual combats the other’s argument.
- December 18, 2020
Women’s Health Research at Yale and Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Education are integrating findings and best research practices on sex-and-gender differences into the school's curriculum.
- December 09, 2020Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Rajita Sinha, PhD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, spoke at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's 50th Anniversary Symposium on December 1. The title of her talk was "Alcohol's Dark Side."
- December 07, 2020Source: The Associated Press
Joy Hirsch, PhD, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience, is using an alternative to brain scans to study the "social brain" - what happens when people talk, touch or make eye contact.
- November 24, 2020
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named two Yale School of Medicine researchers AAAS Fellows for their distinguished efforts to advance science.
- November 04, 2020
A new study from the Kahle Lab identifies new genes related to congenital hydrocephalus.
- October 28, 2020Source: YaleNews
Yale researchers describe a specific neuron that appears to play an important role in whether anorexia becomes deadly. They also discovered a potential treatment: a high-fat diet.