Abel Geleta
Staff Reporter
Abel Geleta covers Yale New Haven Health (YNHH) for the Science and Technology desk at the News. Previously, he covered stories and topics at the intersection of Science and Social Justice. Originally from Ethiopia, Abel has lived in northern Virginia for the past 12 years. He is currently a junior in Berkeley college studying History of Science, Medicine and Public Health as a scholar in the Global Health Studies Program
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Yale New Haven Health system hosts annual Closer to Free Ride in support of cancer research and treatment

Thousands participated in the 13th annual Closer to Free Ride in New Haven and around the globe.

Yale experts discuss impact of Medicare price-negotiation legislation

Following the announcement of the 10 drugs for which Medicare is authorized to negotiate prices, Yale experts in healthcare shared their thoughts.

Yale School of Management’s Black Business Alliance hosts inaugural Black Venture Summit

The inaugural Black Venture Summit promoted the next generation of diverse entrepreneurial and business leaders.

Law and Racial Justice Center collaborates with Visiting Room Project to combat life sentences and mass incarceration

Ambassadors of The Visiting Room Project shared their experiences facing life imprisonment with Yale University and the broader New Haven community in a symposium last week.

Pathways to Wellness prepares for grand opening in Hamden

The wellness center aims to reimagine what wellness and mental healthcare looks like in Black communities.

PROFILE: Doreen Abubakar, the neighborhood hero

isionary and community leader Abubakar strives to alleviate the issues and challenges facing New Haven communities

Researchers develop innovative approach to nanoparticle-based treatment of brain cancer

Scientists from Yale and the University of Connecticut are leveraging the combined power of science and technology to improve brain cancer treatment.

Yale researcher highlights racial ethnic bias in school disciplinary practices

Jayanti Owens’ recent research explores the nuanced relationship between students’ race and how teachers respond to misbehavior.

Yale doctors and researchers collaborate to address gun violence in New Haven

Through the Hospital-based Violence Intervention Program, doctors and law enforcement are running a strategic initiative to address gun violence in New Haven.

Yale honors nine-year old scientist Bobbi Wilson for lanternfly donation

Nine-year old Bobbi Wilson, who toured Yale labs after a viral racial profiling incident, returned to Yale for a ceremony celebrating her lanternfly donation to the Peabody Museum.

#ScienceTwitter: STEM professors discuss challenges of Twitter’s changing climate

Recent management changes at Twitter have the scientific community questioning the platform’s moderation and the future of the community of scientists on Twitter.