March 2019 News

Since 1990s, heart attacks have become less deadly, frequent for Americans

March 15, 2019
Heart attack hospitalizations and 30-day heart attack mortality declined 38% and 12% respectively from 1995 to 2014, says a comprehensive new study.

Novel YSPH framework helps identify genes associated with disease

March 14, 2019
A powerful analytical tool called UTMOST, developed by Hongyu Zhao and colleagues, could allow researchers to design drugs that more effectively combat disease.

Yale’s Horwich co-recipient of prestigious German science prize

March 14, 2019
Arthur L. Horwich and Franz-Ulrich Hartl have been awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for their work assisting protein folding in the cell.

Innovation Summit keynote: Yale is a preeminent lifescience research center

March 14, 2019
Sean Harper, of Westlake Village Biopartners, praised Yale’s life sciences community ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s Innovation Summit on May 8.

Gut bacteria neutralizes disease-carrying tsetse flies

March 14, 2019
YSPH’s Brian Weiss has identified a bacterium that can colonize the gut of tsetse flies and help stop the spread of the deadly African trypanosomes parasite.

Device that ‘shakes’ light a breakthrough in photonics

March 11, 2019
Researchers at Yale have developed a device that combines mechanical vibration and optical fields to better control light particles.

Protection from Zika virus may lie in a protein derived from mosquitoes

March 11, 2019
By targeting a protein found in the saliva of mosquitoes that transmit Zika, Yale investigators reduced infection in mice, offering new hope for a vaccine.