January 2019 News

Vaccine expert named first director of Yale Institute for Global Health

January 24, 2019
Announced in 2017, the institute is a university-wide effort to address global health issues. Dr. Saad B. Omer of Emory will begin as director on July 1.

The journey and experience of a woman at Yale before women at Yale

January 23, 2019
Christine Curtis recounts her time auditing Yale College courses, from 1963 to 1965 — three years before women were officially admitted as undergraduates.

Yale scientists examine how an immune system protein helps suppress HIV

January 21, 2019
In two separate studies, Yale researchers identified new targets for HIV suppression therapies: the protein Apobec3A, and in mice the genes Snerv-1 and Snerv-2.

Brain biomarkers identify those at risk of severe PTSD symptoms

January 21, 2019
A new study of combat veterans has found that those with severe PTSD symptoms have distinct patterns of physiological responses affecting associative learning.

SOM research in the real world

January 18, 2019
Faculty members Bryan Kelly, Julia DiBenigno, and Tristan Botelho study different fields, but they share a commitment to doing work that isn’t just theoretical.

Study tracks link between PTSD treatment utilization and compensation exams

January 18, 2019
Veterans with PTSD are more likely to seek treatment before their benefit exams than after, but only if they feel positively about the association between them.

Risk of suicide — as well as depression — found in the genome

January 18, 2019
Yale researchers have found gene variants in both European and African Americans linked to both suicide attempts and major depression.