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
Delphin-Rittmon Nominated to Serve as Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use in Biden Administration
Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, PhD, Associate Professor Adjunct of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Leffert Is Named Chair of Anesthesiology at Yale School of Medicine
Lisa R. Leffert, MD, will be the new chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Yale School of Medicine and chief of Anesthesiology at Yale New Haven Hospital and Bridgeport Hospital, effective August 16, 2021. Leffert is currently associate professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Division of Obstetric Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital.