Taking the Embarrassment Out of Health Problems
We humans seem to have a nearly universal need to avoid embarrassment. It could be something as simple as mispronouncing a word or tripping as you walk along a crowded sidewalk. No matter the blunder, our response is instinctive: Hide, hope no one noticed and move on. But what happens when what you are embarrassed about is related to your health? There are some aspects of your body and how it functions that you'd really rather not talk about—even with a doctor. But sharing potentially embarrassing symptoms with your physicians may be the only way for them to accurately diagnose and treat you. Chances are specialists have heard it—and seen it—all before and know how to help.
Researchers Identify Heterogeneity of Tissue Resident Memory T Cells as Targets of Checkpoint Therapies
Researchers at Yale Cancer Center and Yale Medicine have identified the critical target of new immune-checkpoint therapies: subsets of immune cells called tissue resident memory (TRM) T cells. In the same research, scientists also found that individual metastatic cancer lesions contain unique sets of TRM cells.
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Clune
Please join us in welcoming the return of James Clune, MD to the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Clune will re-join the Department as an Assistant Professor, his primary focus will be the development of our hand and peripheral nerve surgery program at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Yale Cancer Center Researchers Identify New T cell Subsets with Potential to Improve Cellular Therapy for Cancer
A Yale Cancer Center research team has identified that two genes, NR4A1 and ABC transporters, mark a distinct subset of quiescent T cells within human tissues, and have developed methods to mobilize them into circulation for potential application in adoptive T cell therapy of cancer.
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Alperovich
Please join us in welcoming Michael Alperovich, MD to the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Alperovich will join the Department as an Assistant Professor, his primary focus will be microvascular reconstruction and breast reconstruction at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Orthognathic surgery course draws trainees from across the country
As Yale and Yale New Haven Hospital have become a high-volume center for orthognathic procedures, Derek Steinbacher, D.M.D, M.D., chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery and dentistry, has developed a hands-on surgical teaching lab for trainees hoping to learn this surgery.
Derek Steinbacher, D.M.D., M.D. has been appointed Director of Dental Services, Oral Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Surgery
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Derek Steinbacher, D.M.D., M.D. as Director of Dental Services, Oral Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Surgery. Derek will lead the formation of a multidisciplinary team covering both Hospital campuses and outpatient facilities as we enhance these programs.