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Two Yale graduate students named Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholars

October 10, 2018
Jessica Cerdeña and Demar Lewis were recently inducted into the national leadership development program.

Postdoctoral associate in immunobiology is named a STAT ‘wunderkind’

October 10, 2018
Kellie Jurado, a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Akiko Iwasaki, has been named a 2018 “Wunderkind” by the publication STAT for her work on the Zika virus.

Yale researchers study link between glucose metabolism and malaria

October 5, 2018
A glucose inhibitor called 2DG may prevent blood clotting and mini-strokes long enough to clear the parasites that cause cerebral malaria through antibiotics.

Yale Explores brings New Haven, interdisciplinary collaboration to Philly

October 5, 2018
“Planetary Health: Safeguarding Human Health and the Natural Systems on Which It Depends” was the theme of the first Yale Explores event of the 2018-2019 year.

Researchers discover how fatal biofilms form

October 5, 2018
By curtailing the effects of antibiotics, communities of bacterial cells known as biofilms can be deadly during surgeries and in urinary tract infections.

Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle factors nationwide

October 5, 2018
Food insecurity, smoking, physical inactivity, and quality of health care the top factors linked to cancer death disparity rates in a new Yale study.

Yale faculty member and other alumni win MacArthur Fellowships

October 4, 2018
Faculty member Gregg Gonsalves and alumni Vijay Gupta, Titus Kaphar, Becca Heller, and Okwui Okpokwasili are recipients of this year’s “genius grants.”