August 2018 News

Edward P. Bass ’67 makes lead gift toward renovating Yale Peabody Museum

August 28, 2018
The landmark $160 million commitment ranks among the most generous gifts to Yale and is the largest known gift ever made to a natural history museum in the U.S.

Yale physician proposes strategy for getting more minorities in medicine

August 27, 2018
Inginia Genao proposes that medical schools should assesses the entire applicant, including student background, barriers they’ve overcome, and other factors.

Can echocardiography improve care of patients with pulmonary embolism?

August 26, 2018
In a study of 35,935 patients, researchers found that the use of echocardiography could help to accurately predict 30-day mortality from pulmonary embolism.

Memory’s marvels explained by cellular modules

August 23, 2018
Preformed cellular modules in the brain can be triggered and recombined in the hippocampus to rapidly encode new experiences, according to a new Yale study.

Why are tropical forests so diverse? Study examines role of natural enemies

August 23, 2018
A new Yale study finds that specialized ‘natural enemies’ may be harming the diversity of tropical forest populations, contrary to a long-held hypothesis.

Karin Reinisch named the Wallace Professor of Cell Biology

August 22, 2018
Reinisch focuses her research on molecular mechanisms in membrane trafficking and membrane biology.

Study finds racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

August 20, 2018
When receiving long-term opioid prescriptions, black patients are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drugs and to have prescriptions discontinued.