Bohdan Pomahac, MD, Appointed Frank F. Kanthak Professor of Surgery (Plastics)
Pomahac is an active leader in facial transplantation. His team performed the first three full-face transplant procedures in the United States, and the first successful bilateral upper extremity transplantation in the northeast. With 10 face transplants overall and four bilateral upper extremity transplants, he has the most extensive experience in the world.Source: YaleNews
Deep Reconstruction Workshop
In the tradition of the previous three Deep Reconstruction Workshops, this workshop provides a multi-disciplinary forum to exchange ideas of image reconstruction using deep learning methods for major medical imaging modalities, including CT, PET, SPECT, MRI, Ultrasound and optical imaging.
The YSM MD Class of 2023 Presents the Fourth Year Show: "Eli Yale and the Residents of the (Morning) Rounds Table” (Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 pm, Mary S. Harkness Auditorium)
The graduating class welcomes you back to the Fourth Year Show (formerly the Second Year Show), an annual tradition that parodies the school, faculty, and the completely normal times in which they found themselves learning medicine.
Patricia M. LoRusso, DO, PhD (hc), Elected as American Association for Cancer Research President-Elect for 2023-2024
The members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have elected Patricia M. LoRusso, DO, PhD (hc), as the AACR President-Elect for 2023-2024. Dr. LoRusso will become President-Elect on Monday, April 17, during the AACR’s Annual Business Meeting of Members at the AACR Annual Meeting 2023 in Orlando, Florida. She will assume the Presidency in April 2024 at the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
Study: Daily Consumption of a High-Fat, High-Sugar Snack Alters Reward Circuits in Brain
Snacks high in sugar and fat are great for an occasional treat, but when enjoyed daily for several weeks they can rewire the brain and trigger a shift in eating preferences away from low-fat food, according to a new study in Cell Metabolism.
Study Probes Connection Between Excessive Screen Media Activity and Mental Health Problems in Youth
Smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, and other screen devices have become a major temptation for people of all ages, but a new study is focusing on the possible connection between excessive screen media activity and mental health problems in youth.
How Incarceration Raises Risk of Cancer Diagnosis and Death—Even After Release
The United States has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, with nearly 2 million people in the criminal justice system facing potential barriers to accessing timely, quality care. Now, Yale researchers are finding that individuals with a history of incarceration are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer and are less likely to survive the disease.
‘Early Birds’ Use CPAP Machines Longer, Reaping Greater Health Benefits
Andrey Zinchuk, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care & sleep medicine), talks about his new study showing that a person’s biological clock may affect how well they adhere to proper CPAP use.Source: YaleNews