Perspectives of Women in Science Lectureship: "Mechanism, Mentorship, and Physician-Scientist Development" by Dean Nancy J. Brown, MD, on March 4
Dean Nancy J. Brown, MD, will deliver a talk titled, "Mechanism, Mentorship, and Physician-Scientist Development" as the next Perspectives of Women in Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
Sullivan, Meyer Awarded Grant to Study Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Living with HIV
Tami Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Family Violence Research and Programs, and Jaimie Meyer, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, have been awarded a new grant to study intimate partner violence among women living with HIV.
A redefining moment for heart failure
At Yale, Drs. Nihar Desai and Tariq Ahmad help some of the most medically vulnerable patients — those with heart failure. An important part of that work, they said, is pointing out the need to update common classifications of heart failure now used by the medical profession.
YSPH Researcher Testifies in Favor of Bill Requiring Student Vaccinations
Yale School of Public Health Professor Linda Niccolai, PhD, has worked extensively on human papillomavirus vaccination, specifically on how a widely available vaccine can prevent young people from getting this virus that can cause six types of cancer later in life.
Study: Drug Has Long-term Survival Benefit for Some Lung Cancer Patients
“The response that we have seen from pembrolizumab, in a subset of patients years after treatment ended, is remarkable, especially since their chemotherapy had initially failed,” said Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of medical oncology at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital and director for translational research at Yale Cancer Center.
Heart Disease in Women: How Pregnancy, Menopause, and Other Factors Affect Risk
Current paradigms about heart attacks were, until recently, primarily based on men. Doctors are now learning how different heart attacks and heart disease can be in men and women. "We know now that when something is not right in a woman, the first line of testing may not reveal the answer," says Yale Medicine cardiologist Erica Spatz, MD.
"The HAPPINESS Project and Increasing Access to Mental Health Services"—A New "Yale Talk" Podcast by President Salovey
The second episode of President Salovey's podcast series is about the HAPPINESS Project. Drs. Theddeus Iheanacho and Charles Dike from the medical school are his guests, along with Mr. Eddie Mandhry of Yale's Office of International Affairs.
Scientists find many gene 'drivers' of cancer, but warn: Don't ignore 'passengers'
A massive analysis of the entire genomes of 2,658 people with 38 different types of cancer has identified mutations in 179 genes and gene regulators as “drivers” — variations in DNA sequences that lead to the development of cancer.
Antidote to Pain and Negativity? Let It Be.
Hedy Kober, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, is the corresponding author of a paper published in Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience that touts the benefits of mindfulness to help people deal with physical pain and negative emotions.
New Drugs on the Horizon for Stroke and Hydrocephalus
Kristopher Kahle, MD, assistant professor of neurosurgery and of cellular and molecular physiology at Yale School of Medicine, recently published a study describing a new compound that could reduce swelling in the brain caused by stroke or hydrocephalus.
NICU & Stroke Team to Present, Receive Awards at International Stroke Conference
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine’s Neurointensive Care Unit (NICU) and Stroke division will present new, scientific findings and receive several major awards at the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles from February 19 – 21, 2020.