Recent News from WHRY
Women’s Health Research at Yale today announced funding for three studies investigating sex differences in stroke, endometrial cancer, and alternate pain relief for women recovering from past opioid use who are giving birth via cesarean section.
- May 19, 2020
Black people are more than 3.5 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people, and Latino people are nearly twice as likely, new research says.
- May 18, 2020
At Monday’s Yale School of Medicine online commencement ceremony, it was announced that Dr. Melissa Thomas was awarded The William U. Gardner Prize for the most outstanding thesis in the graduating class.
- May 06, 2020
Women's Health Research at Yale launched a study to determine a biological source of observed differences in how COVID-19 affects women and men.
- May 06, 2020
Caroline Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale School of Public Health and a member of Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Microbiology Research Program, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS).
- May 04, 2020
In a study funded by Women's Health Research at Yale, Dr. Akiko Iwasaki is investigating biological reasons why COVID-19 has a more severe effect on men than women.
- May 01, 2020
Women's Health Research at Yale Director Carolyn M. Mazure and Immunobiology Professor Akiko Iwasaki, discuss how understanding why men suffer more severe cases of COVID-19 and are more likely to die is vital for developing effective strategies that can produce better outcomes for everyone.
- April 23, 2020
Women’s Health Research at Yale announced funding for a unique study focusing on sex differences in immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.
- April 20, 2020
As the country adapts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and prepares for a lengthy economic recovery, many women face unique challenges based on their roles and economic status.
- April 13, 2020
In Time magazine’s new special issue on “The Science of Gender,” Women’s Health Research at Yale Director Carolyn M. Mazure explores the importance of this distinction in the lead story on “Biology and the Brain.”