March 2019 News

Yale researchers awarded $40 million to study opioid addiction treatments

March 21, 2019
Drs. Ismene Petrakis and Sandra Springer are co-principal investigators leading new research, which is supported by the Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study.

Interest in newborn health, ignited at Yale, leads to major discovery

March 20, 2019
Harvard professor Ofer Levy ’88 and his partners have completed the first-ever analysis of the first week of human life at the molecular resolution.

Scientists narrow in on cells that drive immune response to cancer

March 20, 2019
New research by the Yale Systems Biology Institute advances the genetic understanding of cancer cells and the science of immunotherapy treatment.

Study: Antiretroviral therapy crucial in preventing non-Hodgkin lymphoma

March 20, 2019
A new study out of the Yale School of Public Health underscores the importance of T-cell count and viral load in developing cancer among those with HIV/AIDS.

Nicotine addiction from vaping is a bigger problem than teens realize

March 20, 2019
As the vaping epidemic continues, Yale Medicine researchers point to well-known health risks associated with nicotine.

Carolyn W. Slayman portrait unveiled on the 82nd anniversary of her birth

March 19, 2019
Alastair Adams painted the portrait of the late deputy dean for academic and scientific affairs at Yale School of Medicine. It was unveiled on March 11.

Scientists discover mechanics of asthmatic bronchial spasm

March 15, 2019
Using a microdevice that mimics physiological features of the bronchial airways, Yale scientists have discovered why these muscles can suddenly contract.