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Controlling Dengue Fever: An Environmental Approach

Controlling Dengue Fever: An Environmental Approach

Seeking to explain the recurrence of dengue fever in areas where its main mosquito vector has been controlled, Eliza Little has discovered that a second species that can carry the virus during inter-epidemic periods.

The Neural Basis of Olfaction

The Neural Basis of Olfaction

Exciting new research at Yale’s Greer Lab has revealed a population of olfactory stem cells and has begun to unravel the complex mechanisms behind the development and regeneration of the olfactory system neurons.

Measuring Food Security Throughout the World

Measuring Food Security Throughout the World

Despite UN goals to slash world hunger in half by 2015, there exists a dearth of data about which regions and households suffer the most from food insecurity. Yale School of Public Health Professor Rafael Pérez-Escamilla is innovating new, efficient methods to explore household food insecurity and its implications.

Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

David Spiegel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, has devoted his research to the synthesis of complex molecules capable of manipulating immunological functions to treat disease.

New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

A revolution has begun to take hold in hospitals around the country as both surgeons and diagnosticians move from a one-size-fits-all form of diagnosis and treatment to a more personalized form of medicine. Yale Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Biomedical

Yale Professor Maps Health and Disease in the Elm City

Yale Professor Maps Health and Disease in the Elm City

New Haven and Yale are taking steps to improve health by investigating a possible link between neighborhood assets and incidences of chronic disease.