Beatriz Horta
Staff Reporter
Beatriz Horta is a staff reporter from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil covering the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and medical research. She's sophomore in Trumbull College majoring in psychology and MCDB.
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Yale professors, admin weigh in on biopharma settlements, opioid crisis

Yale experts commented on the opioid crisis and pharmaceutical settlements in interviews with News.

A chart showing the rates of opioid deaths in New Haven, Hamden, Connecticut, and the region on a whole.
Researchers at the medical school image live COVID-19 infection in mice

Scientists at the medical school used microscopic technology to image COVID-19 infection in mice, which will hopefully aid in developing treatments.

In eight-year scheme, former medical school employee charged with stealing millions from Yale

Jamie Petrone-Codrington was charged Friday, prompting an investigation by the FBI and Yale Police Department.

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Yale study uses fMRI to study attention in babies

Researchers in the Yale Department of Psychology measured activation in babies’ frontal lobes during attention exercises for the first time by using fMRI — a […]

The front of SSS from across Grove St.
Former professor says Yale fired her over tweet on Trump, Dershowitz

Bandy Lee MED ’94 DIV ’95, a formerly Yale-affiliated faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry in School of Medicine, filed a complaint against the […]

A headshot of Bandy Lee
Yale researchers detect tumor-reactive immune cells in blood

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have isolated from blood samples specialized immune cells that attack tumors and could serve as a way to […]

Yale lab develops revolutionary RNA vaccine for malaria

A Yale researcher has partnered with the pharmaceutical company Novartis to develop an RNA vaccine to protect against the malaria parasite. The vaccine has the […]

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Yale researchers develop COVID-19 drug using molecular sculpting

Researchers in the Department of Chemistry and at the School of Medicine have developed a possible COVID-19 treatment using computational tools that, if implemented, could […]

A diagram of a new drug to treat COVID-19
YNHHS opens vaccination clinic on West Campus

A new mass vaccination clinic opened on Jan. 22 on West Campus — the result of efforts led by the Yale New Haven Health system […]

A sign saying "Yale West Campus" on a building on Yale
‘A living icon’: Professors, students remember Chief of Otolaryngology Clarence T. Sasaki MED ’66

Students and fellow professors at the Yale School of Medicine are mourning the death of Chief of Otolaryngology Clarence Sasaki MED ’66, who died on […]