SalivaDirect™ News & Press Releases
Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) second-year student Steph Tan, MPH ’23, found a perfect match for her interest in health policy and research this summer working as an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- July 25, 2022
Yale School of Public Health Research Scientist Anne Wyllie, principal investigator for the SalivaDirect Initiative, recently discussed an upcoming conference, the success of SalivaDirect, and its potential future applications.
- July 09, 2022
The SalivaDirect Initiative of the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) will host its first annual conference on July 28-29, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Bringing together laboratory and industry professionals, researchers, and public health leaders, the agenda delves into the evolving role of saliva-based testing as a diagnostic solution for effective, efficient global emergency response efforts and improved public health, now and into the future.
- June 15, 2022
Registration is currently open for the first-annual SalivaDirect Conference, set to take place in the Windy City ofChicago, IL onJuly 28th-29th!
- May 03, 2022
The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today. The Yale School of Public Health’s SalivaDirect Initiative was named a finalist in the Pandemic Response category.
- February 15, 2022
Saliva-based open-source tests for COVID-19: How saliva sampling improves compliance, saves costs, and relieves the strained supply chainSource: SelectScience
A microbiologist at Yale University decided to test saliva samples for COVID-19 detection, and it resulted in a widely used, cost-effective, and accessible test for the public
- January 31, 2022
Yale School of Public Health and Yale Pathology Labs have joined with the Connecticut Department of Public Health to offer free COVID testing in New Haven using the Yale-developed SalivaDirect method.
- January 27, 2022Source: The New Haven Register
A new partnership between the state Department of Public Health and the SalivaDirect Initiative of the Yale School of Public Health and Yale Pathology Labs will provide additional COVID-19 testing and lab capacity in the city, officials said Thursday.
- January 24, 2022
Yale Pathology Labs, Yale School of Public Health Launch Public SalivaDirect™ Saliva PCR Testing Sites in New Haven
Yale Pathology Labs and the Yale School of Public Health have partnered to establish two COVID-19 mobile testing sites in New Haven that offer SalivaDirect™ Saliva PCR Testing to city residents with no pre-registration required.
- January 23, 2022Source: NPR
How much should you trust the results of a rapid antigen test? Researchers are working hard to figure out what's going on with the tests and how to improve them.