MEDICAL RESEARCH AND YNHH
Yale researchers develop mRNA-based lyme disease vaccine

Yale researchers have developed an mRNA vaccine that targets the antigens found in tick saliva in order to alert individuals to tick bites as well as prevent the tick from feeding correctly, thereby reducing its ability to transmit pathogens.

Ovarian transplant reverses fertility loss in cancer survivors

A novel robot-assisted ovarian transplant procedure can extend organ viability by 14 additional months, culminating in multiple healthy pregnancies in previously infertile patients.

Yale professors weigh in on the new Omicron COVID-19 variant

Yale professors spoke on what is known and unknown about the Omicron variant and criticized U.S. policy aimed at limiting transmission.

Yale researchers unlock secrets through study of long-term effects of COVID-19

Yale researchers expand their work on long COVID in conjunction with Survivor Corps to study how vaccinations are affecting long COVID symptoms.

Yale researchers discover that novel antiviral effectively targets numerous COVID variants

A Yale study found that an RNA-based antiviral recruits the innate immune system in the body’s fight against COVID-19, indiscriminately fighting many variants of the virus and bringing new hope to immunocompromised patients.

Yale researchers link higher levels of low density cholesterol with decreased risk of hemorrhage

A recent Yale study links elevated lipid levels with decreased risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke caused by brain aneurysms.

Yale Program in Addiction Medicine and The Hartford pilot effort to train medical workers to combat addiction stigma

In light of an ongoing opioid crisis, which is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Hartford announced a collaboration with the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine to train medical workers on better combating addiction, pain management and stigma.

Yale researchers develop a “new paradigm to target cancer”

Yale researchers develop a novel platform to fight drug-resistant, genetically amplified cancers such as breast and ovarian cancers.

Yale New Haven Health System faces nurse shortage

As the Yale New Haven Health System emerges from the brunt of its battle with coronavirus, it faces another challenge — an ongoing shortage of nurses.

Yale researchers find social support key to veterans’ mental health

A recent Yale study found that in order to reduce veterans’ suicide risks, social support is one of the most impactful factors.

FDA and the School of Medicine collaborate to promote diversity in clinical trials

The FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity awarded the Yale School of Medicine a $3 million contract to promote diversity in clinical trials.