Program for Art in Public Spaces: "Yale, New Haven, and HIV/AIDS, 1981-1996"
This exhibition, on the second floor of Sterling Hall of Medicine, explores the history of the Yale medical community and New Haven during the first decades of the AIDS crisis. The program will include a virtual tour of the exhibition.
Women's Mental Health Conference Will Host Tarana Burke, #MeToo Founder
The two-day conference, to be held virtually, will kick off with a keynote Q&A with Burke during Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Friday, April 23. Burke will also partake in a virtual breakfast meet and greet with a select group of trainees and students immediately preceding her talk.
Grilo Guest Co-Editor of Special Issue of Clinical Therapeutics
Carlos Grilo, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology and Director of the Yale Program for Obesity Weight and Eating Research, served as guest co-editor on the January 2021 special issue of Clinical Therapeutics, centered on the topic of eating disorders.
Yale Scientists Repair Injured Spinal Cord Using Patients’ Own Stem Cells
For more than half of the patients, substantial improvements in key functions — such as ability to walk, or to use their hands — were observed within weeks of stem cell injection, the researchers report. No substantial side effects were reported.Source: Yale News
Yale Neurologists Identify Consistent Neuroinflammatory Response in ICH Patients
According to a recent study published in "Science Immunology," A team of researchers from Yale and MIT partnernered with a large clinical trial of minimally-invasive surgery to tackle defining the human neuroinflammatory response in living patients suffering from intracerebral hemorrhage.
Yale-led Clinical Trial Offers Hope for COVID Patients and a Path Forward for Research
A new randomized study could reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19 and streamline clinical research at Yale. The study will enroll 466 patients across five different Yale New Haven Hospital sites to identify a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Lipkes Manuscript Judged Finalist in Book Prize
Celeste Lipkes, MD, MFA, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, continues to earn recognition for Radium Girl, her manuscript of poems. Lipkes was recently named a finalist in the 2020-21 Jake Adam York Prize for a first or second poetry collection. The book prize drew 870 manuscripts this year, and 18 were judged finalists.
The 28th Hunger and Homelessness Auction Will Be on Feb. 24 and Requests Donations
We rely on auction items donated by faculty, staff, and students. If you have donated in the past or would like a new opportunity to support wonderful organizations in our community, please consider donating this year.
Diverse Junior Scientists Display Their Talents and Learn to Navigate Academia
The fellows largely represented communities that have been historically unrepresented in the field of medical research, including those from ethnic and racial minorities, those with disabilities, those from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, or those who identify as LGBTQI+.