Rapid Response Fund Supports Researchers During Pandemic
In response to the devastating public health threat presented by COVID-19, the Yale School of Public Health has created a Rapid Response Fund. The fund provides immediate financial support to world-class researchers working on the pandemic’s front lines.
January Symposium for Postdocs Looks to Spur Junior Faculty Diversity
A three-day virtual symposium in January will be devoted to celebrating the work that postdoctoral researchers do, and also to preparing postdocs to take the next big step in many of their careers, securing faculty positions at Yale and other premier research institutions.
Will COVID-19 Make Seasonal Affective Disorder Worse?
“I’m quite worried about how this winter will be for people who experience SAD. Most are already nervous about COVID-19. They will be indoors, and they won’t be exposed to the same amount of bright light,” says Paul Desan, MD, PhD, director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at Yale New Haven Hospital.Source: Yale Medicine
Portnoy, Martino, Brandt to Develop New Intimate Partner Violence Center at VA Connecticut
Yale Psychiatry faculty Galina Portnoy, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Steve Martino, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, and Cynthia Brandt, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine, will lead the development of a new Intimate Partner Violence Center for Innovation and Research (IPV-CIR) at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS).
Public Buy-in for Vaccines Essential to Stall COVID’s Rising Tide
Omer, a professor at Yale School of Medicine and director of the Yale Institute for Global Health, sheds light on what we have come to know as the “waves” of COVID-19 — how they proceed, why we’re experiencing another one, and what to expect next — as well as how to build public trust in vaccines in development.Source: YaleNews
Blumenthal: Yale Clinical Trial Encouraging Racial Minority Participation Is 'Model For The Nation'
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said he shared the program success with the federal Operation Warp Speed. He said it could be used to encourage the groups most affected by coronavirus to get vaccinated. “This cultural ambassadors program, I think, will be a model for the nation,” Blumenthal said.Source: WSHU Public Radio
Success of COVID-19 Vaccination Program Depends on its Implementation
Factors related to manufacturing, distribution, public acceptance, and the severity of the pandemic will contribute more to the success of a potential COVID-19 vaccination program than the efficacy of the vaccine itself, finds a new study conducted by the Yale School of Public Health.Source: YaleNews
Using Photogrammetry for Interactive, 3D Modeling of an Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of an Elbow
A team of researchers including Lisa. L. Lattanza, MD, Chair of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, have developed an inexpensive way to create 3D models of surgical anatomy and instructions on how to do it.
Collaborative Treatment by Urology and Radiology Holds Promise for Prostate Cancer Patients
A promising new treatment for prostate cancer that poses little risk of injury to organs surrounding the prostate gland will soon be providing Yale urologists and interventional radiologists with a new tool for treating patients, who often must weigh the benefits of invasive procedures that can result in a diminished quality of life.