Carlos Fernández-Hernando, PhD, Appointed Director of Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program at Yale School of Medicine
Carlos Fernández-Hernando, PhD, Anthony N. Brady Professor of Comparative Medicine and Pathology, was appointed as Director of the Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program at Yale School of Medicine effective February 1.
Researchers explore the role of cellular plasticity in cancer
A recently published Yale study explored how cancer cell plasticity — which refers to the ability of cells to adapt their phenotypes in response to environmental signals without undergoing genetic alterations — might impact the development, progression and treatment of cancer.Source: Yale Daily News
Biology of Aging Study Shows Why Curbing Calories Counts
The Director of the National Institutes of Health notes two recent studies, including one from the Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age), that suggest that calorie restriction may improve immune function and reduce chronic inflammation.Source: National Institute of Health Director's Blog