Herold is New Chair of International Diabetes Consortium
Kevan C. Herold, MD, C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and professor of medicine (endocrinology) at Yale School of Medicine, has been named chair of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) TrialNet, an international consortium dedicated to finding ways to prevent, delay, and slow progression of the disease.
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Neuromuscular Dysfunction in Long-term Childhood Cancer Survivors
In a new study led by Yale Cancer Center researchers, neuromuscular dysfunction is found to be prevalent in long-term childhood cancer survivors, continues to increase post-therapy, and is associated with adverse health and socioeconomic outcomes.
AACR to Partner with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation on its Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program
PHILADELPHIA – Today, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced it will provide a workshop on excellence in clinical trial implementation as part of the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program. The AACR is working in partnership with the Foundation and National Medical Fellowships on the program, which aims to train 250 community oriented clinical trial investigators over five years.Source: American Association for Cancer Research
YSM Students Advance COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts with Innovative Community-academic Partnerships and Advocacy
Yale School of Medicine students, in collaboration with a diverse set of other students and community members, are playing a significant role in the vaccination campaign in New Haven, in Connecticut, and nationally.
Keeping Yale's COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Up to Date
For the past year, experts across various disciplines have studied and carefully considered each new piece of evidence about treatment strategies for COVID-19 and translated it into standardized guidelines for Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health System clinicians
Waterbury Black church leaders, Yale team up to dispel myths about COVID vaccine for communities of color, seniors
In Waterbury, an aggressive effort to take the COVID-19 vaccine to hard-to-reach communities embarked on another chapter Friday. This time, one of the city’s most popular Black churches engaged in something unique to shatter some vaccine myths.Source: WTNH
Strategies to accelerate diagnosis and treatment of rare cardiovascular diseases
The current landscape for patients with rare cardiovascular disease has shifted. Using genome sequencing Yale physician-scientists have begun to elucidate the pathophysiology of genetic disorders and develop treatment guidelines and recommendations.
Yale Scientists Repair Injured Spinal Cord Using Patients’ Own Stem Cells
For more than half of the patients, substantial improvements in key functions — such as ability to walk, or to use their hands — were observed within weeks of stem cell injection, the researchers report. No substantial side effects were reported.Source: Yale News
Yale Neurologists Identify Consistent Neuroinflammatory Response in ICH Patients
According to a recent study published in "Science Immunology," A team of researchers from Yale and MIT partnernered with a large clinical trial of minimally-invasive surgery to tackle defining the human neuroinflammatory response in living patients suffering from intracerebral hemorrhage.
Yale-led Clinical Trial Offers Hope for COVID Patients and a Path Forward for Research
A new randomized study could reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19 and streamline clinical research at Yale. The study will enroll 466 patients across five different Yale New Haven Hospital sites to identify a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Covid UK Variant: What You Need To Know
Last week, Gov. Lamont announced that the first two COVID-19 cases with the “UK variant” were detected in Connecticut. This virus variant was first detected in England and seems to spread more easily between people. Its detection in our community raises alarms, but there is also a lot of misinformation circulating.Source: New Haven Independent
WHRY Funds Study on How CBD Affects the Brain
Women’s Health Research at Yale announced funding to investigate how the presumably non-intoxicating cannabis ingredient cannabidiol (CBD) affects the brain, and if it affects women and men differently. CBD use is growing in popularity exponentially, yet the safety and effectiveness of this non-regulated category of products are unknown.
Yale Researchers Find First Cases of New UK Coronavirus Variant in Connecticut
The variant cases were rapidly identified through a strong collaborative network at Yale to increase surveillance for the B.1.1.7 variant. The nasal swabs were tested by the Yale Pathology Lab and sequenced by the Yale School of Public Health.Source: YaleNews