Tolchin Earns Award for His Research on Seizures that Are Not Epileptic
Tolchin has been a leading researcher and clinician in the area of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), a condition frequently misdiagnosed as epilepsy in which seizures occur but the neurological malfunctions of epilepsy are not involved.
Study Conducted at Yale Cancer Center Shows Clinical Evidence of Anti-Tumor Activity in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Results of a clinical trial conducted by researchers at the Yale Cancer Center have shown that ARV-110, an androgen receptor PROTAC® protein degrader, demonstrates anti-tumor responses in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.
Christmas in August: Polio and Nursing in Kentucky, 1944, by Naomi Rogers
In August 1944 Louisville’s Fourth Street toy store advertised “Christmas in August” offering toys on sale for parents desperate to entertain their children who had been cooped up at home, banned from movie theaters, swimming pools and all public gatherings. The reason was polio. Kentucky’s largest epidemic had started in late June; it ended with 718 reported cases and 37 counties classified as epidemic areas. Showing how confusing polio’s transmission was, health officials in Louisville investigated cases by asking when children had gone swimming, been visited by “infected” friends, had a tonsillectomy, played with nearby animals and fowl, or eaten water, milk, butter, ice cream, candy and other foods.
Challenges affecting low-income communities’ ability to deliver and sustain virtual education during the COVID-19 crisis
George Coleman of the PEER Management Team shares his perspective on how extended school closures due to COVID-19 are likely to impact educational outcomes for children in under-resourced communities.
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Profound Benefit with Targeted Therapy for Patients with Early Stage NSCLC
According to findings led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center, treatment with the targeted therapy osimertinib following surgery significantly improves disease-free survival (DFS) in patients with early-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR gene mutations.
Encouraging New Data from Yale Cancer Center Shows Correlation to PD-L1 Expression from KEYNOTE-061
New findings led by Yale Cancer Center researchers show data sharing improved survival for patients with advanced gastric cancers. The data will be presented on May 30 at 11:00 a.m., during the virtual Scientific Program at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Strong Public Health Response in China Slowed Coronavirus Transmission, YSPH Study Finds
Swift isolation and quarantine policies as well as city lockdowns imposed by the Chinese government in late January 2020 significantly decreased the transmission rate of COVID-19, new research led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
Yale Researchers Find Where Stress Lives
Yale researchers have found a neural home of the feeling of stress people experience, an insight that may help people deal with the debilitating sense of fear and anxiety that stress can evoke, Yale researchers report May 27 in the journal Nature Communications.