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.
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.
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.
Müschen Named to Arthur H. and Isabel Bunker Professorship at Yale
Dr. Markus Müschen, who joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty this fall as the Arthur H. and Isabel Bunker Professor of Medicine and professor of immunobiology, studies oncogenic signaling and clonal evolution in B cell malignancies, including acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most frequent type of cancer in children and young adults.Source: YaleNews
New Insights on Genetic Risks for Cigarette Smoking
Scientists have long understood that genes play an important role in a person’s smoking behavior, and a new genome-wide association study by Yale and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers is helping to explain why some people start to smoke, while others are able to quit.
Yale-designed Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in EDs Gains Widespread Use
A Yale-designed treatment, in which emergency department doctors administer the drug buprenorphine to patients experiencing opioid use disorder, has been increasingly adopted in hospitals across the U.S., a new analysis finds.Source: YaleNews
Bell and Colón-Ramos Are Named to National Academy of Medicine
Michelle Bell, PhD, Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health at Yale School of the Environment and professor of environmental health at Yale School of Public Health, and Daniel Colón Ramos, PhD, Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at Yale School of Medicine, are Yale's newest members of the National Academy of Medicine.
Using Art to See Through a Surgeon’s Eyes
A little over a year ago, David Molho, MD was assembling a video to demonstrate a surgical technique used in total hip arthroplasty. He found that the clearest way to communicate what the surgeon’s viewpoint was drawing the anatomy and surgical steps. He talks about his experience with medical drawing as a way to help him "see" the procedure ahead of an operation.
Department of Emergency Medicine Receives Funding to Improve Emergency Care for People with Dementia
The Yale Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine is one of four sites awarded a total of $7.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research that could lead to improved care in emergency departments for people with dementia.
New Climate Change and Health Concentration Offered at Yale School of Public Health
The Yale School of Public Health is offering a new concentration in climate change and health in response to the critical need for public health professionals with the educational background to address climate change as a public health issue.