At the Top of Her Field, a COVID-19 Researcher Fights Back Against a Different Kind of Virus: Sexism and Power Imbalances in Science
Virologist and immunologist Akiko Iwasaki has pivoted her work to Covid-19 amid the pandemic. She's also a prolific science communicator, especially on Twitter.Source: STAT
Dr. Anthony Fauci Launches YIGH Global Health Conversation Series Webinar
It was a Zoom “standing room only” with an overflow to a Facebook live stream yesterday when Anthony Fauci. M.D., appeared as the first guest of the Yale Institute for Global Health’s new Global Health Conversation Series. Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, provided a brief update on COVID-19 and then answered questions from the more than 1100 viewers.
New COVID-19 Related Genes – Helpful and Harmful – Found in Massive Screen
Researchers at Yale University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard screened hundreds of millions of cells exposed to the COVID-19 and MERS viruses and identified dozens of genes that both enable the viruses to replicate in cells and also those that seem to slam the door on the virus.
The Pathoanatomy of Posterolateral Corner Ligamentous Disruption in Multiligament Knee Injuries Is Predictive of Peroneal Nerve Injury
A team of Yale researchers closely analyzed where the specific zone of ligamentous injury occurred in a consecutive group of patients who sustained a highly uncommon knee injury where more than one major knee ligament is damaged.
Image Processing and Analysis Group Wins International Best Paper Award for 2nd Straight Year
Members of the Image Processing and Analysis Group in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging have received a Best Paper award for the second year in a row during the International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2020).
Helping Caregivers Nationwide with Public Health Research
Adult caregiving is not easy. Between frequent doctor visits and sometimes tense conversations with older loved ones about what’s best for their care, millions of adults who help aging Americans say they feel stressed, anxious or financially insecure.
LAA closure device offers a promising treatment with few adverse risks
On Oct. 22, Yale New Haven Health’s atrial fibrillation program became the first institution in Connecticut to successfully implant a new, left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device that doctors said results in fewer procedural complications and a faster recovery period.
Sullivan Named as Core Faculty to International Antiviral Society–USA
Tami Sulllivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been named as core faculty to the International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) because of her contributions regarding the intersection of intimate partner violence and HIV.