May 2019 News

Low HPV vaccination rates in rural Missouri prompts YSPH student response

May 10, 2019
A partnership between St. Francis Healthcare System and the Yale School of Public Health tackled misconceptions and stigma surrounding a lifesaving vaccine.

Presidential update on Yale’s academic priorities

May 9, 2019
Increased access, new facilities, and expanded multidisciplinary studies are among the academic priorities cited by President Salovey in a message on May 9.

New strategy for untreatable kidney disease: targeting cell energy

May 7, 2019
By targeting a protein called Polycystin 2, Yale researchers have identified a promising approach for treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

Study finds Americans prefer tax credits to government checks

May 7, 2019
New research shows that even when the policies are regressive, many Americans prefer indirect delivery of government benefits to direct cash subsidies.

What does Earth’s core have in common with salad dressing? Maybe this

May 6, 2019
Molten iron alloys containing silicon and oxygen form two distinct liquids — not unlike oil and vinegar — under conditions like those in Earth’s core.

SOM Insights: Forgiving debts may boost employment during recessions

May 6, 2019
Reduced consumer spending contributes to job losses. A new study suggests that debt relief may provide a much-needed boost to the economy.

Many more amphibian species at risk of extinction than previously thought

May 6, 2019
Alongside a UN report declaring one million species at risk of extinction, new research singles out extinction risk predictions for 2,200 amphibian species.