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Brain science: finding secrets in century-old brains

September 13, 2017
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

September 13, 2017
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

September 7, 2017
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

September 6, 2017
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

September 1, 2017
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

August 28, 2017
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

August 28, 2017
The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will co-host the annual Hixon Conference in Burke Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 13.