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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

Yale IMPACT team compiles biorepository of COVID-19 patient samples for study

As the coronavirus first started to spread across the globe last March, Yale experts came together to build a biorepository — or library — of […]

Yale announces Wu Tsai Institute for interdisciplinary neurocognition research

On Tuesday, the University announced a donation to establish the Wu Tsai Institute, which will provide a hub for researchers to study human cognition.  The […]

Judge rules against Yale’s motion to dismiss claims it ignored allegations of harassment

A Connecticut judge has ruled against Yale’s motion to dismiss allegations that the University and Yale New Haven Hospital inadequately responded to harassment allegations that […]