June 2017 News

Yale chemists forge a new path in the search for antibiotics

June 1, 2017
Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics.

Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

June 1, 2017
About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by the conditions.

Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

June 1, 2017
About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by the conditions.

Drug combo combats stroke, Yale researchers find

June 1, 2017
A combination of existing drugs can ease symptoms of a cerebrovascular disorder that in severe cases can lead to brain hemorrhage, a team of Yale researchers have found.