Lionel Jin
Staff Reporter
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Harp urges city to carry on MLK’s legacy

Speaking at the Yale Peabody Museum Sunday afternoon as part of a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., Mayor Toni Harp put the spotlight squarely on persistent inequalities in access to health care and education, and called on the city to take up King’s legacy.

CT biotech pursues new approach to cancer therapy

Intensity Therapeutics, a Connecticut-based biotech company, is taking a different path to cancer treatment, and early data on the treatment’s success rates has already begun generating excitement.

To treat HIV, curb drinking

Treating alcohol use problems in HIV-positive patients may lead to better management of the virus and its treatment, according to a new study done by Yale researchers in collaboration with the University of Connecticut and Louisiana State University.

$10 million boost for CT biotech

Connecticut will invest $10 million over three years to help academics translate their basic science research into clinical therapies.

During meditation, more relaxed neurons

Entering medical school fresh out of Princeton, Judson Brewer found himself one of many stressed out medical students.

Yale receives $11 million boost for lung cancer research

The Yale Cancer Center and the Yale-New Haven Smilow Cancer Hospital have received an $11 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support their work in lung cancer research.

Entrepreneurship weekend awards thousands in prizes

For the first time, three leading entrepreneurial contests at Yale joined forces to put together one blockbuster weekend of business pitch competitions.

YEI launches new prize with tech firm Numenta

The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute is launching a $10,000 prize in partnership with Silicon Valley-based company Numenta, which works on machine intelligence.

Merck licenses new technology for $434 million

New Haven-based Arvinas has agreed to co-develop its novel drug development technology with pharmaceutical giant Merck in a deal worth up to $434 million.

Yale lab studies impact of educational games

Amid the boom in educational video games, a game developer based in both San Francisco and Mexico is trying to set itself apart.

Gut bacteria transfer lowers diabetes risk

The risk of developing type I diabetes may be lowered through the transfer of gut bacteria from a less susceptible donor, a new study shows.