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Posts From Vina Pulido

Exercise Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rate

Exercise Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rate

Dr. Melinda Irwin, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, recently turned her attention to the issue of whether exercise after a breast cancer diagnosis affects prognosis.

Melissa Chiasson

Melissa Chiasson

Melissa Chiasson, DC ’11, is taking advantage of the Yale Junior Term Abroad system to explore the Wet Tropics of Australia in the Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology program, part of the School for International Training (SIT) Study Abroad Australia.

Artificial Cells Boost T Cell Production

Artificial Cells Boost T Cell Production

In adoptive immunotherapy, a potential new cancer therapy, blood is drawn from the patient and T cells from that blood are proliferated, or expanded, outside the body. The expanded T cells are then re-injected to fight the cancer.

Book Review: Language of the Apes?

Book Review: Language of the Apes?

If you opened Gregory Radick’s The Simian Tongue expecting to learn about how monkeys communicate, you would be both right and wrong.