Marisa Peryer
Staff Reporter
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Animal rights activists target med school research

On Wednesday afternoon, a handful of animal rights activists stood on the corners of Cedar Street and Congress Avenue to protest the use of animal […]

Yale researchers revive cells in dead pig brains

YSM researchers restored brain activity in pigs that had died hours before. The finding could revolutionize how scientists conceive the boundaries between life and death.

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Two SOM students explore psychedelic investment opportunities

As Western medicine looks to adopt psychedelics as a therapy option for mental illness and as regulators court their legalization, two Yale School of Management […]

Med students produce first class musical in three years

On Saturday, the Yale School of Medicine’s fourth-year students donned scrubs, bald caps and fake potbellies as they parodied their professors and mocked their medical […]

Smilow Cancer Hospital first in CT to perform new cancer treatment

Yale New Haven Health’s Smilow Cancer Hospital is the first hospital in Connecticut to use an innovative new immunotherapy called chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, […]

Horse Masks and Twerking

I spent my Wednesday afternoon in the same way that I have spent most of my afternoons at Yale: sitting in Willoughby’s, writing a story […]

Med school unveils portrait of beloved faculty member

On March 11, the Yale School of Medicine unveiled a portrait honoring the late Carolyn Slayman, beloved chair and Sterling Professor of genetics as well […]

85 Yale Med students match with residency programs

For many graduating medical school students across the country, March 15 — or Match Day —  marked a jovial end to a grueling months long […]

Primary care consortium plans delayed until 2020

On March 18, the state reopened Yale New Haven Hospital’s Office of Health Strategy application to transfer and consolidate all of its primary care sites […]

Yale researchers bolster conversations on psychedelic science

Long thought to be a recreational drug that only induces hallucinations, psychedelics are now being eyed by Western researchers as a therapeutic intervention that can […]