Recent YSCC Discoveries
A woman’s bone marrow may determine her ability to start and sustain a pregnancy, report Yale researchers.
- September 07, 2019
Medzhitov and his research team are working to uncover the mechanisms underlying survival strategies—also known as maintenance programs—an endeavor that will both advance fundamental biology and provide new therapeutic targets to prevent and treat disease.
- September 05, 2019
The same genetic mutations that can trigger cancer in some tissues are relatively harmless in others. A new Yale Cancer Center study has identified an unlikely source of protection against some forms of skin cancer — hair follicle regeneration.
- September 04, 2019
Renowned neuro-anesthesiologist and researcher George Mashour, MD PhD, the Bert N. Lau Professor of Anesthesiology Research and Associate Dean at University of Michigan Medical School, will be the keynote speaker.
- August 30, 2019
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) is proud to announce several leadership appointments, including two new senior positions to help bolster YCC’s research mission in the coming years.
- August 22, 2019
A new genome-wide screen of 20,000 human genes in T cells have turned up several new candidates to unleash the immune system’s ability to attack a variety of tumor types, Yale Cancer Center researchers report Aug. 22 in the journal Cell.
- August 21, 2019
Mechanical forces impact immune response in the lungs By Ziba Kashef August 21, 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with LinkedIn Share this with Email Print this 3d rendered medically accurate illustration of a mans lung (© stock.adobe.com) When the body is fending off an infection, there are changes in temperature, pH balance, and metabolism. Yale researchers wondered if yet other factors might come into play, and in a recent study, confirmed that mechanical forces also influence the immune response.
- August 19, 2019
Yang Liu, M.D., of Yale Cancer Center (YCC) has been awarded one of five Convergence Scholar Fellowship Awards from Stand-Up To Cancer and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.
- August 13, 2019
Podcast: “A Frank Discussion About Ending Sexual Harassment in Medicine”
- August 08, 2019
Carla Vanina Rothlin, PhD, newly named as Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Immunobiology, studies the mechanisms that regulate the magnitude and resolution of the immune response. Rothlin is also a professor of pharmacology, a member of the Yale Cancer Center, and a Howard Hughes Faculty Scholar.