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Genome screen uncovers new targets for cancer immunotherapy

August 22, 2019
A new platform developed at Yale utilizes CRISPR technology to knock out genes individually and test which have the biggest impact on tumor response.

Yale researchers detect unreported Zika outbreak

August 22, 2019
The approach used to discover a large unreported Zika outbreak that occurred in Cuba during 2017 may help uncover other unreported outbreaks around the world.

Mechanical forces impact immune response in the lungs

August 21, 2019
Force and pressure in the lungs alter the way that immune cells respond to infection, a Yale study has found for the first time.

How plants know the difference between night and day

August 21, 2019
In a new study, Yale researchers shed new light on how plants use specialized photoreceptor proteins as biochemical light switches.

Yale study uses real-time fMRI to treat Tourette Syndrome

August 21, 2019
The study tasked individuals with Tourette Syndrome ages 11 to 19 years with modifying their behavior while viewing a brain region associated with their tics.

Findings shed light on why Zika causes birth defects in some pregnancies

August 16, 2019
Severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus may be related to the antibodies infected mothers produce to fight the disease, a study by YSPH researchers shows.

Victor Batista named the Huffman Professor of Chemistry

August 15, 2019
Batista focuses his research on the development of rigorous and practical methods for simulations of quantum processes in complex systems