July 2018 News

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.

Four faculty members named as Sterling Professors

July 23, 2018
Nicholas Christakis, Anna Marie Pyle, Daniel Spielman, and Ruth Bernard Yeazell were appointed as Sterling Professors.

A close look at the microbes that thrive in air conditioning

July 20, 2018
Due to a combination of moisture and fluctuating temperatures, A/C units are ideal hosts for microbes — from the benign to those that can cause major illness.

Yale scientists probe ‘magical’ royal jelly for clues to control cancer

July 20, 2018
Tapping into a fresh source from beehives on West Campus, researchers are now exploring how royal jelly might affect cell signaling and growth in cancer cells.