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Broad genetic testing for advanced lung cancer may not improve survival

August 7, 2018
Personalized lung cancer treatment based on broad-based genomic sequencing may not be effective enough to warrant the cost of testing, suggests a new study.

Four faculty members appointed to endowed professorships

August 6, 2018
Four faculty members — Ardis Butterfield, Grace Kao, Robert Stepto, and Harrison Zhou — have been appointed to endowed professorships.

Ancient sea sediments speak: No ‘Big Bang’ for burrowers

August 1, 2018
Undersea burrowing animals have had profound effects on the planet’s ecosystem — but their emergence was anything but sudden, according to a new study.

Dr. Michael Simons appointed the Von Zedtwitz Professor of Cardiology

July 31, 2018
Simons conducts research on the biology of arterial vasculature, spanning basic, translational, and clinical areas of investigations.

RFF awards Yale collaboration examining remote sensing in Himalaya

July 27, 2018
An interdisciplinary collaboration between two F&ES professors on satellite-based earth observation has received a $100,000 award from Resources for the Future.

Dixit, Frenkel, and Spiegelman appointed to endowed chairs

July 26, 2018
Three Yale faculty members — Vishwa Deep Dixit, Igor Frenkel, and Donna Spiegelman — were appointed to endowed professorships.

New compound targets drug-resistant HIV mutants

July 25, 2018
Deterioration in the effectiveness of antiretroviral HIV therapies could be countered with new compounds that inhibit the function of a specific viral enzyme.