November 2017 News

Salovey to alumni: Yale is forging connections to solve real-world problems

November 20, 2017
President Peter Salovey discussed how Yale is nurturing connectivity and innovation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, and medicine.

Zika-related nerve damage caused by immune response to the virus

November 20, 2017
The immune system’s response to the Zika virus may be responsible for nerve-related complications of infection, according to a Yale study.

Yale engineering team developing a tiny device to improve global health

November 20, 2017
Yale engineers are working to develop a novel method that could dramatically change how tuberculosis is diagnosed and treated.

How politics are affecting health care spending

November 20, 2017
Yale researchers have found that the close link between health care policy and politics is dramatically increasing health care spending.

Yale team’s advance allows gene editing with surgical precision

November 16, 2017
Researchers have created a more precise and efficient technology to edit the genomes of living organisms, an ability that is transforming medicine.

Data Driven Yale wins award in U.N. Data for Climate Action contest

November 15, 2017
The inaugural prize was awarded for linking climate change to sustainable development goals.

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s with diamonds and PET scans

November 15, 2017
Yale doctors have developed a novel way to scan Alzheimer’s patients which can determine whether a particular medication has potential to reverse brain damage.