Yale Partners With Connecticut Department of Education to Launch Instructional COVID-19 Website
A group of volunteers from Yale School of Medicine and educators across the state have come together in a collaboration to create COV-Ed, an online resource tool for educators and students to learn about the challenges of the pandemic.
Yale Researchers to Lead $52M Investigation Into Cause, Effect of Schizophrenia in Some High-risk Adolescents
Researchers with the Yale Department of Psychiatry will lead an international study to better understand the cause and effect of schizophrenia in some high-risk adolescents and young adults.
Drugging the Undruggable: Yale Finds Treatment Path for Muscular Dystrophy
Researchers at Yale have identified a possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a rare genetic disease for which there is currently no cure or treatment, by targeting an enzyme that had been considered “undruggable.”Source: YaleNews
Quick and Affordable Saliva-based COVID-19 Test Developed by Yale Scientists Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization
A saliva-based laboratory diagnostic test developed by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health to determine whether someone is infected with the novel coronavirus has been granted an emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Source: YaleNews
Yale School of Medicine Welcomes First-year MD and MD-PhD Students
The students comprising the incoming Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD class of 2024 experienced an unconventional recruitment process due to COVID-19, but YSM Director of Admissions Ayaska Fernando says he is thrilled with the exceptional group who have chosen to attend the school.
YSM Team Proposes a Novel Approach to Addressing Racism in Medical Education
“Most medical schools are white spaces where explicit and implicit racism occurs constantly and often goes unmentioned and unpunished,” according to a recently published article. Authored by Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Psychiatry Resident Nientara Anderson, MHS, MD; Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, MHS, assistant professor of emergency medicine; and Anna Reisman, MD, professor and director, Program for Humanities in Medicine, Blackface in White Space: Using Admissions to Address Racism in Medical Education, appeared in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
In Conversation: Volkmar on Supporting Children with Developmental Disorders During COVID-19
Departure from routine can be especially hard for children with developmental disorders, and the changes to daily life wrought by the pandemic pose an extra challenge for them and for their families.Source: YaleNews