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Posts From Jessica Trinh

Double Trouble: Inhibiting an Inhibitor to Treat Tumors

Double Trouble: Inhibiting an Inhibitor to Treat Tumors

A Potential Treatment for Colorectal Cancers Imagine two twins who, though identical in every respect from height to facial features, differ in a single gene. One twin has it, the other does not. Yet, the cascade effect is staggering—just one

Guide to the Galaxy: A SAGA: Neighboring galaxies provide clues to the nature of the universe

Guide to the Galaxy: A SAGA: Neighboring galaxies provide clues to the nature of the universe

The Milky Way Galaxy has long been studied as a model for other galaxies in the universe. However, Yale professor Marla Geha is part of a collaboration exploring just how different the Milky Way might actually be.

Alumni Profile: Sandy Chang (YC ’88)

Alumni Profile: Sandy Chang (YC ’88)

Sandy Chang, Associate Dean for Science Education, shares his journey in STEM and his strong belief in mentorship as the key to success. As a past alum of Yale College (and Yale Scientific Magazine), Chang is here to give back to his students.

A “Beta” Way to Treat Type I Diabetes: A Sweet Discovery

A “Beta” Way to Treat Type I Diabetes: A Sweet Discovery

Diabetes is caused by the immune system’s attack on its own beta cells. Yale researchers have uncovered a population of beta cells resistant to these immune attacks, providing hope for those with Type I diabetes.

Brainstorming a Treatment for Brain Injury

Brainstorming a Treatment for Brain Injury

A study conducted at Yale University found that the TGF-β1 signaling pathway helps the brain recovery following a stroke.

The Red King Effect: Winning the Co-evolutionary Race

The Red King Effect: Winning the Co-evolutionary Race

A study conducted at the University of Chicago on ant-plant relationships has challenged the theory that organisms in a mutualistic relationship evolve at a slower rate than non-mutualists.

Sticking It to Cancer: Fighting Tumors with Nanoparticles

Sticking It to Cancer: Fighting Tumors with Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles offer an alternative treatment for administering drugs to cancer patients with ovarian and uterine carcinomas. Yale researchers have demonstrated the efficacy of drug delivery via a bioadhesive class of these nanoparticles.