June 2018 News

Psychiatric disorders share an underlying genetic basis

June 27, 2018
In a new study, researchers explore the biological and genetic connections between schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other disorders of the brain.

How to capture activity of thousands of genes in a single cell? It’s MAGIC

June 26, 2018
The Markov Affinity-based Graph Imputation of Cells is able to reveal interactions between thousands of genes in a single cell, and how those change over time.

Human insulin as safe and effective as costlier insulin analogs

June 26, 2018
Many people with type 2 diabetes should consider starting with NPH insulin, instead of insulin analogs, according to a new Yale/Kaiser Permanente study.

SOM Insights: Is women’s work evaluated fairly?

June 26, 2018
In a new study Yale SOM’s Tristan Botelho looked at bias in the investment industry, finding that women’s ideas get less attention than their male colleagues’.

Yale Assyriologist discovers evidence of lost city in Iraq

June 26, 2018
At the invitation of the U.S. government, Eckart Frahm recently got the chance to examine ancient cuneiform tablets recovered after looting in southern Iraq.

With gene editing, researchers cure blood disorder in fetal mice

June 26, 2018
An anemia-causing genetic mutation was corrected with an intravenous injection of nanoparticles carrying a combination of donor DNA and synthetic molecules.

Viral suppression helps lower risk for many types of cancer, study finds

June 21, 2018
A new YSPH study is the first to examine the potential cancer prevention benefits of prolonged periods of antiretroviral therapy for persons living with HIV.