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Posts From Naaman Mehta

The Missing Links in Alzheimer’s: The Middle Men

The Missing Links in Alzheimer’s: The Middle Men

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 date.

A Child’s Focus: Breakthroughs in Early Autism Detection in Infants

A Child’s Focus: Breakthroughs in Early Autism Detection in Infants

Led by Professor Katarzyna Chawarska, a team of scientists at the Yale School of Medicine have detected deficits in social attention in infants as young as six months — the earliest detection age for Autism Spectrum Disorders yet.

Engineering Living Proteins

Engineering Living Proteins

Yale University researchers, led by Professor Dieter Söll, have developed a method of synthesizing phosphorylated proteins by engineering the genetic code of E. coli to include phosphoserine.