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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School of Medicine students and staff adapt to a semester of hybrid classes

As the coronavirus continues to infect hundreds of thousands of Americans, students and professors at the Yale School of Medicine adapt to remote learning and […]

‘It’s terrifying’: Students say racism runs rampant at School of Nursing

Gov. Lamont appoints Yale experts to COVID-19 vaccine advisory group

Gov. Ned Lamont appointed five Yale experts to his COVID-19 vaccine advisory group, which he announced on Oct. 9. All of them will work with […]

Yale Cancer Center hosts first webinar of Yale Engage Cancer series

Professors from the Yale Cancer Center met virtually on Wednesday to discuss recent advances in immuno-oncology as a part of the Yale Engage webinar series […]

“An oppressive status quo”: School of Nursing director of diversity, equity and inclusion resigns as student frustration mounts

Just 15 months after assuming the position, Raven Rodriguez has resigned from her post as the Yale School of Nursing director of diversity, equity and […]

Yale study finds lack of supporting evidence for FDA’s De Novo medical device evaluation process

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have found that the Food and Drug Administration’s De Novo pathway — a process of making risk-based evaluations […]

Yale professor receives prestigious grant to study cancer gene therapy

Sidi Chen, an assistant professor and researcher at the Yale Cancer Center, has received a grant from the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy to develop […]

Attachment style can mitigate genetic risk for PTSD symptoms, Yale study finds

A recent study by Yale faculty in the Department of Psychiatry found a link between genetic risk for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans and social […]

Your grandparents could affect your future health, Yale primate study finds

A Yale study found that secure attachments between monkey parents and their offspring lead to benefits that can last for generations. Led by Amanda Dettmer, […]

Yale experts discuss President Trump’s COVID-19 infection, implications for his presidency

After President Trump disclosed that he and the first lady of the United States tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, Oct. 2, physicians, scientists […]

“The Perfect Storm”: Yale New Haven Hospital faces financial struggle amid pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic progresses, the Yale New Haven Health System faces financial challenges due to increased demand for personal protective equipment, or PPE, and […]