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Johnson & Johnson to release trial data

Johnson & Johnson to release trial data

Katie Cooke July 1, 2014 0

Lack of transparency can hinder cooperation in clinical research. In conjunction with the Yale Open Data Access Project, Johnson & Johnson hopes to remedy this issue

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Robert Needlman ’81, MD ’85: From English to Pediatrics

Robert Needlman ’81, MD ’85: From English to Pediatrics

Emmy Yang April 11, 2014 0

Dr. Robert Needlman, a pediatrician and professor in Cleveland, Ohio, took a noteworthy path from being an English major at Yale to practicing, teaching, and writing about pediatrics. He is known for updating the

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Yale Sterling Professor Richard Lifton Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Yale Sterling Professor Richard Lifton Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Austin Igelman April 11, 2014 0

Sterling Professor of Genetics Richard Lifton has been awarded a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his research on the genes and biochemical mechanisms of hypertension

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Oxytocin Observed to Ameliorate Autism

Oxytocin Observed to Ameliorate Autism

Jiahe Gu April 11, 2014 0

Yale School of Medicine research team finds evidence supporting the use of oxytocin as a treatment for autism spectral disorder

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The Missing Links in Alzheimer’s: The Middle Men

The Missing Links in Alzheimer’s: The Middle Men

Naaman Mehta December 25, 2013 1

The Strittmatter Lab has uncovered the hidden protein that serves as the intermediary in the downward spiral towards Alzheimer’s disease; this protein is the target for one of the most innovative drug interventions to

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Mining for Drugs: The Search for Natural Treatment Products

Mining for Drugs: The Search for Natural Treatment Products

Jacob Allen December 24, 2013 0

Bacteria all around us produce an endless variety of bioactive small molecules. Yale Chemistry Professor, Jason Crawford, has harnessed rapid sequencing technology to mine the bacterial genome in search of novel natural products for

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Gut Bacteria Disruption in AIDS: Strong Links to Lethal Opportunistic Bacterial Infections

Gut Bacteria Disruption in AIDS: Strong Links to Lethal Opportunistic Bacterial Infections

Stacy Scheuneman December 24, 2013 0

A Yale-led study has found that SIV, which causes AIDS in various non-human primates, leads to disruption of gut microbiome that may give rise to many of the deadly infections that compromise host health

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Knowing the Enemy: Understanding How the Dengue Virus Works

Knowing the Enemy: Understanding How the Dengue Virus Works

Fangyi (Henry) Li December 24, 2013 0

Yale researchers’ recent study published in PLOS Pathogens will help us treat Dengue fever, a growing international public health issue

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Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

Outsmarting a Deadly Lung Eater: New gene pathway predicts outcome of lung disease

Kevin Wang December 24, 2013 0

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is one of mankind’s deadliest and most mysterious lung diseases. A new study led by Yale School of Medicine, however, is beginning to shed light on IPF’s previously uncharted territory

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Nano-Dissection Identifies Specific Genes Involved in Kidney Disease

Nano-Dissection Identifies Specific Genes Involved in Kidney Disease

Lisa Zheng December 23, 2013 0

Novel technique uses computers, rather than scalpels, to identify specific genes related to kidney disease

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