Prof. studies Crohn’s disease

October 27, 2006 • 0
A Yale researcher has helped shed light on the role genes play in Crohn’s disease, a serious and relatively common disorder that affects the digestive tract. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Research Consortium, a group of researchers from the United States and Canada, reported in the online Science Express on Thursday that mutations in a »

Skin cancer researchers receive $11.5 million SPORE grant

October 18, 2006 • 0
Researchers at the School of Medicine have received $11.5 million from the National Cancer Institute to combat two forms of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma, University officials announced last week. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer diagnosed in the United States, while melanoma is the most deadly form of skin »