MEDICAL RESEARCH AND YNHH
Yale experts explain the benefits of flu shots

Three Yale experts explain why getting vaccinated against influenza is important, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Yale New Haven Hospital system faces deficit for second year, lays off 72 administrators

83 vacant positions as well as 72 administrators were laid off by YNHH last Wednesday following the system registering a $300 million dollar loss during fiscal year 2022 and projecting a similar loss next year.

How to get a booster shot at Yale and in New Haven

New Omicron-targeting COVID-19 vaccine boosters are available through Yale Health and local pharmacies. Here’s what you need to know about getting a booster.

YNHH cardiac surgeons publish case study of 200 successful robotic-assisted mitral valve repairs

YNHH case study of 200 robotic-assisted mitral valve repairs for degenerative mitral regurgitation saw a 100 percent success rate, results published in Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Yale Professors create new drug that could combat prostate cancer

A Yale chemist and oncologist collaborated to create a new treatment for prostate cancer that tags specific proteins within the cancerous cells, making it easier for the body’s natural mechanisms to identify and destroy them.

New bioscience center opens downtown

Biotechnology development and innovation are taking place in New Haven with a focus on developing novel treatments for cancer patients.

Yale to study mass casualty prevention strategies through Italian partnership

The collaboration with the University of Rome Tor Vergata will focus on creating global military response training, detection strategies, antidotes and treatments in cases of major events.

Inaugural conference highlights alcohol research at Yale

The inaugural Yale Conference for Alcohol Research and Education was held on Sept. 10, bringing together students, researchers, clinicians and other community members to learn about the alcohol-related research conducted at Yale.

Brain enzyme regulates body weight, Yale study shows

Yale researchers have linked the absence of an enzyme called OGT to increased body weight and incidence of obesity.

Yalies need to stop sleeping on their eight hours of sleep, experts say

With the start of classes for the semester well underway, Yalies’ sleep schedules are becoming increasingly concerning to sleep experts.

Yale researchers prove jumping genes are directly connected to neurodegenerative diseases

Yale researchers have directly connected overexpression of  “jumping genes” to neurodegenerative diseases, and have found a potential cure — HIV medication. “Jumping genes,” or DNA sequences […]