Yale Receives $15 Million for Health Education Collaboration
Yale University has received a $15 million, five-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) award to advance research utilization in Liberia’s health sector. This award will fund the continuation of Yale’s strong partnership with the University of Liberia and Vanderbilt University.
Colorectal Cancer and Women
Colon cancer has been undergoing a similar subdivision. Researchers have known for years that colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. The National Cancer Institute estimates 149,500 new cases in 2021 and 53,000 deaths.
Preparing Young Students of Color to Seize Opportunities in Health Care
YCCI's internship is an opportunity for young people to be exposed to careers in fields that were never meaningfully suggested to them before. It also is part of a long-term national health care priority: to create a health system where patients of color are more frequently treated by health professionals who look like them.
Sex-specific Immune Response in COVID-19 Linked to Cellular Metabolism
Researchers studying COVID-19 patients have found a metabolic pathway that is highly correlated with immune responses only in male patients, a group known to be more likely to suffer severe cases and die of the disease, representing a potential target for therapeutic intervention.Source: Yale News
Herold is New Chair of International Diabetes Consortium
Kevan C. Herold, MD, C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and professor of medicine (endocrinology) at Yale School of Medicine, has been named chair of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) TrialNet, an international consortium dedicated to finding ways to prevent, delay, and slow progression of the disease.
$8.5M Federal Grant Aims for Big Impact from Small Molecules in the Gut
Yale researchers across a range of disciplines are coming together to explore the important role of microbial metabolites in our microbiota—the trillions of bacterial cells that colonize our intestines.Source: Yale West Campus
Faculty Entrepreneurs Receive Research Support from Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale
The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, made possible by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, supports Yale faculty in the commercialization of applied research and technology in the life sciences.
Yale Is a Prime Contributor to Connecticut's Vaccination Success
Connecticut has been leading the nation in vaccinating its citizens against COVID-19. Contributing to this success is a partnership between Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health, which together have administered the highest number of vaccines of any vaccination site in the state.
Colón-Ramos Named Director of Wu Tsai Institute’s Center for Neurodevelopment and Plasticity
“In science, every answer ends with a question,” Colón-Ramos said. “The most exciting part of our work as scientists is that quest of constant learning. The Wu Tsai Institute is bringing together disciplines that should be more frequently linked—neuroscience, behavior, and computation—to move us to the next level of knowledge.”Source: Research at Yale