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 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 […]

‘Threatened, devalued and tokenized’: Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Assistant Director resigns over workplace racism

After nearly seven years of employment at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Dena Simmons resigned from her post as the Assistant Director last Tuesday, […]

Thomas Blum ’23: From the biosafety cabinet to the Long Island Sound

“I wish I had known that an experience like this was possible going into college,” Thomas Blum ’23 said. From his apartment in Branford, Conn. […]

Yale admin and YSN faculty discuss student racism complaints

On Nov. 20, over 120 people from the Yale School of Nursing community gathered to hear school faculty and administrators discuss student complaints about ongoing […]

Identifying as part of a team helps health care workers’ mental health, Yale study finds

In the midst of the raging coronavirus pandemic, a joint research project published on Oct. 28 between researchers at the Yale School of Medicine and […]

Pfizer vaccine, which early data found to be 90 percent effective, enrolled patients in Yale trials

On Monday, Nov. 9, Pfizer and BioNTech — the pharmaceutical companies currently leading a phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trial, in which efficacy and safety tests […]

Yale study finds neurons that regulate over-exercising in anorexia

Yale scientists have found specific neurons in the brain can regulate the symptom of over-exercising in patients with anorexia nervosa. School of Medicine research affiliate […]

Biden appoints YSM professor to co-chair his COVID-19 task force

Associate Dean for Health Equity Research Marcella Nunez-Smith will serve as one of three co-chairs on President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force.  Biden announced on […]

Yale scientists discover genes that could be COVID treatment targets

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have identified genes that could be future targets for COVID-19 treatments. In a partnership with the Broad Institute […]