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Carfilzomib: The Latest Triumph of Targeted Therapies Development

Carfilzomib: The Latest Triumph of Targeted Therapies Development

🕔16:28, 10.Nov 2012

After a 14-year process, carfilzomib, a cancer drug developed from a natural product by Dr. Craig Crews’ lab, has received FDA approval.

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Curing the “Bubble Boy”

Curing the “Bubble Boy”

🕔15:36, 10.Nov 2012

Based on recent trials, gene therapy may provide a new avenue for treating the serious immune disorder ADA-SCID.

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Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

🕔14:55, 10.Nov 2012

The recent Autism Phenome Project has identified a correlation between autism and overgrowth, but the genetic connection remains unclear.

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The Politics of FDA Approval

The Politics of FDA Approval

🕔05:31, 4.Nov 2012

A recent FDA admission about the wrongful approval of a knee implant has sparked controversy about the agency’s priorities: how can it balance safety with efficiency?

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Alumni Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark ’03

Alumni Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark ’03

🕔00:00, 2.Nov 2012

As a Yale undergraduate, Jennifer Staple-Clark founded Unite for Sight, which has grown into an international organization that provides eye care and resources to hundreds of thousands.

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Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

🕔05:17, 31.Oct 2012

Professor Tamas Horvath and his research team have found that natural birth stimulates production of a protein that helps neurons, especially those involved in memory, form connections.

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On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

🕔04:59, 31.Oct 2012

Omar Samad and Dr. Stephen Waxman have developed a potential method to treat neuropathic pain by reducing the production of a specific sodium channel.

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New Grant to Investigate Novel Approaches in Cancer Research

New Grant to Investigate Novel Approaches in Cancer Research

🕔04:25, 31.Oct 2012

Alanna Schepartz and Andy Phillips have received a grant to research compounds that affect proteins involved in cancer, such as p53.

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Using Placebos in Research

Using Placebos in Research

🕔18:29, 10.May 2012

Bioethicist and Yale Professor Dr. Robert Levine believes that use of placebos in clinical research is ethical, but only under the right circumstances.

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The Healing Art of Meditation

The Healing Art of Meditation

🕔17:25, 10.May 2012

Dr. Judson Brewer of the Yale Medical School has shown that meditation decreases activity of the parts of the mind associated with self-referential processing and mind-wandering.

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