Lessons from COVID-19
Although the outbreak of SARS-COVID-19 fell heavily on the world in early 2020, researchers and clinicians at Yale School of Medicine acted swiftly to respond to the threat. Some of the school’s leaders discussed lessons they learned from organizing and executing that response.
A cure inside the womb
The lifelong impact of cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic—and sometimes fatal—multi-organ disease, begins before a baby is even born. As early as 16 weeks of gestation, babies with CF already show signs of damage to their pancreas, and upon birth, experience reduced birth weight, meconium ileus (a..
In a study in mice, adult stem cells reveal their versatility
Stem cells derived from the bone marrow of adult mice, a Yale researcher and her colleagues have found, can create not only new bone marrow cells, but liver, lung, gastrointestinal and skin cells. “Thus far, this is the closest adult-derived stem cell to the embryonic stem cell, which can..