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The Immune System and its Frontier Defense Against Herpes

The Immune System and its Frontier Defense Against Herpes

Herpes Simple Virus Type II is capable of eluding vaccines that utilize the body’s adaptive immune response. Yale Professor of Immunobiology Akiko Iwasaki and her research group have discovered a network of immune cells that provides sustained protection at the site of infection, suggesting a more effective approach to vaccine development.

The Blame Game of Hospital Readmissions

The Blame Game of Hospital Readmissions

According to Yale doctors who developed measures for Obama Care, socioeconomic status is not a significant factor in hospital readmission rates. Yale physician Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz explains why the backlash against these measures is misplaced.

Shading, Texture, and Color: How the Brain Makes Sense of Shape and Substance

Shading, Texture, and Color: How the Brain Makes Sense of Shape and Substance

The world is a beautiful mess of visual information. Yale Professor Steven Zucker and his research group recently announced findings that unite mathematics, neurobiology, and psychology to make sense of how the brain makes sense of it all.

Alumni Profile: Michele Swanson ’82

Alumni Profile: Michele Swanson ’82

Michele Swanson ’82 is a professor of microbiology at the University of Michigan and a leader in the American Society for Microbiology.