Brain science: finding secrets in century-old brains
The father of neurosurgery, Yale’s Dr. Harvey Cushing, left a remarkable gift to science. Now his collection of brains is being used for active research.
Study identifies blood vessel as a therapeutic target for diabetes
In a new Yale-led study, researchers have identified a role of a secreted protein, apelin, in regulating the transfer of fatty acids across blood vessels.
Study explains why myasthenia patients relapse after treatment
A new Yale-led study helps explain why some myasthenia gravis (MG) patients relapse after initially responding to a drug called rituximab.
Career women optimistic about delayed childbearing despite lower fertility
Career women value pregnancy planning and believe they have a good chance of conceiving late in life with the help of reproductive technology, say researchers.
Yale launches five-year study of origins of autism
Yale researchers will study development of functional brain connectivity during late pregnancy to early adolescence thanks to a five-year, $12.4 million grant.
Ancient history of Lyme disease revealed with bacterial genomes
A team of researchers has found that the Lyme disease bacterium is ancient in North America, circulating silently in forests for at least 60,000 years.
Hixon Conference to explore university-municipality collaboration
The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will co-host the annual Hixon Conference in Burke Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 13.