Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. … more

Genes in networks are regulated by bits of genetic material called promoters. A Yale team combinatorially swapped promoters of a sugar metabolization network between two species of yeast and then methodically analyzed the effects on the yeast cells. … more

A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows that the level of disability the year before an ICU visit can predict post-ICU disability and death … more

Recent clinical trials have shown that one cancer after another is vulnerable to immune modulation therapy, a cancer-fighting strategy pioneered by Yale’s Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D. … more

Emily Bucholz (Yale School of Public Health), an MD/PhD student studying chronic disease epidemiology, won an American Heart Association award. Her work analyzes the link between specific therapies used when patients are having an acute myocardial infarction and their long-term life expectancy … more