WHRY Funds Studies on Stroke, Endometrial Cancer, and Addiction to Opioids
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.
Chen and Team Win Award from 2019 NIDA $100K SUD Startup Challenge
Kevin Chen, MD, fellow, National Clinical Scholars Program, and his team recently won an award as part of the 2019 NIDA $100K SUD Startup Challenge. Sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the award is given to 10 winners for their startup projects to improve the well-being of those with substance use disorders.
Better Science, Better Lives: Women's Health Research at Yale is Working for You
Across the country, it’s becoming clearer every day: We must study the health of women. We must study the influence of sex-and-gender differences on health. And it’s time for all aspects of medical research and practice to embrace this change.
WHRY funds studies on pain relief, cannabis, and genetic origins of sex differences in disease
WHRY announces funding for first-of-their-kind studies on pain relief, cannabis, and the genetic basis of sex differences across a broad range of ailments, including Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.Source: YaleNews
Yonkers, Forray Co-PIs on New Grant to Study Medication Delivery for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders
Kimberly Yonkers, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services, and Ariadna Forray, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, are co-principal investigators on a new $5.5 million grant to study models to improve delivery of office-based medication treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder in prenatal clinics.
As the Vaping Epidemic Continues, Researchers Point to Well-known Health Risks Associated with Nicotine
Despite the onslaught of reports and articles highlighting not only the dangers of vaping, but the marketing tactics seemingly aimed to hook teens and young adults, the number of people who vape continues to climb.Source: Yale Medicine
Addicted to vaped nicotine, teenagers have no clear path to quitting
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology, discusses the impact of exposing the brain's prefrontal cortex to nicotine in a New York Times report on teenage vaping.Source: The New York Times
Potenza Receives Marvin A. Steinberg Lifetime Achievement Award
Marc Potenza, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and in the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine and Senior Research Scientist at the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG), received the Marvin A. Steinberg Lifetime Achievement Award from the CCPG on Oct. 23.
$20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
The National Institute of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have renewed a $20 million grant for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.