Fifteen School of Medicine faculty members are among the newest group elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
- February 24, 2021Source: YaleNews
The lab developed novel network algorithms and imaging technologies that allowed them to study complex webs of interconnected neurons in living C. elegans, a common type of roundworm often used in research.
- February 22, 2021Source: Yale News
For more than half of the patients, substantial improvements in key functions — such as ability to walk, or to use their hands — were observed within weeks of stem cell injection, the researchers report. No substantial side effects were reported.
- February 17, 2021
Strittmatter is being recognized for making great strides toward reversing spinal cord injury.
- January 29, 2021
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, 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.
- 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.
- 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."