When a person develops certain autoimmune disorders, others often follow in their wake. Figuring out why, and how to stop the deterioration, are top priorities for scientists.
Linda Armstrong, MD '88, a pulmonologist and Head of Novartis' Global Respiratory Development Unit, has been pursuing an interest in science and medicine since a summertime high school laboratory job.
A class of biomaterials called bulk metallic glasses could transform future implanted medical devices and other engineered objects.
Some parasites may be unlikely allies with human health.
Exome sequencing allows scientists and clinicians to zero in on the mutations responsible for a disparate array of ailments.
Of the many factors that influence the body’s ability to heal, age is perhaps the most critical.
Studies undertaken during World War I led to breakthroughs in chemotherapy, providing a new understanding of the pathology of the deadly influenza virus.
Shortly after lunch on a midsummer’s day, Charles Slater felt ill. Complaining of indigestion, the 55-year-old administrator at a New Haven-area social services center headed home.
Examining role of glucose in cardiac malformation, researchers look for ways to protect the infant heart.
Livestock virus is the vector for agent that works in monkeys; nasal administration seen as plus.