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Ten new cases of swine flu in Connecticut

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 10 new cases of H1N1 flu in Connecticut, Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced yesterday. Among the […]

Second case of swine flu is confirmed in Connecticut

A Middlefield child has become Connecticut’s second confirmed case of swine flu, state officials announced this afternoon. In addition, just down I-95 at Fairfield University, […]

First case of swine flu confirmed in Connecticut

At long last, the much anticipated swine/Mexico/H1N1 flu has arrived in Connecticut, state officials say. A Stratford man who had traveled to Cancun in mid-April […]

Briefly: Scientists land $125K for Parkinson’s research

Two Yale biomedical scientists have received $125,000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation to research Parkinson’s disease. Mark Saltzman, a professor of biomedical engineering, and […]

Connecticut prepares to fight swine flu

As of Wednesday, at least three possible cases of swine flu, also known as influenza A H1N1, have been identified in Connecticut. Connecticut Gov. M. […]

Briefly: Medical school receives $5.2M to develop screening test for dyslexia

The Manton Foundation has awarded a $5.2 million grant to fund research on dyslexia at the Yale School of Medicine. The grant’s recipient, Jeffrey Gruen, […]

Monday’s buzz

 THE NEWS Camaraderie and controversy descended upon Yale at the first-ever gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender alumni-reunion was this weekend.  At the affair, gay activist […]

Briefly: Yale gets nearly $800,000 in grants

Last Thursday, Yale University received $772,529 for research projects from the National Institutes of Health as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Of […]

Yale preps for swine flu

Federal officials declared a national health emergency Sunday following the identification of 20 cases of swine flu — a new form of influenza — in […]

Briefly: Medical School moves up to No. 6

The Yale School of Medicine has moved up three spots in U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” from ninth […]

Elis swab cheeks in record numbers

On Wednesday, a veritable mob of football players took over at the entrance to Commons and the Woosley Rotunda. Bedecked in blue and white game […]