American Society for Investigative Pathology Features Katerina Politi, PhD, During Women in Pathology Month
The American Society for Investigative Pathology features Katerina Politi, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, during Women in Pathology Month.Source: American Society for Investigative Pathology
Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD, to Succeed Marie Robert, MD, as Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology
Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, will be appointed as Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology effective July 1, succeeding Marie Robert, MD, Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Digestive Diseases).
Dr Goldberg on Investigational Agents in EGFR-mutant NSCLC
Sarah Goldberg, MD, MPH, associate professor, internal medicine (medical oncology), associate director, Medical Oncology-Hematology Program, research director, Center for Thoracic Cancers, chief, Thoracic Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, discusses ongoing investigations with antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) and bispecific antibodies in patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring EGFR mutations.Source: OncLive
Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale Awards $2.5 Million to 11 Faculty-Led Projects
The Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, made possible by a generous grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, supports Yale faculty in the commercialization of biomedical and digital health innovations.Source: Yale Ventures
Yale New Haven Health Check: Dr. Monica Valero, Breast Surgeon at Bridgeport Hospital Discusses Breast Health Services and Breast Cancer Awareness
CT Style Host Natasha Lubczenko recently spoke with Dr. Monica Valero, Breast Surgeon at Bridgeport Hospital, who says that if you notice a change in your body, you shouldn’t wait to seek help.Source: WTNH
Various Cancer Treatment Drugs Experiencing Nationwide Shortage
Dr. Daniel Petrylak, chief of genitourinary oncology at Yale Cancer Center, said some patients have had to switch between certain cancer-treating drugs while waiting for a new supply to come in. “We’re making every effort to give our patients the best possible care, but we hope in the future that this is not going to be more of a magnified problem. We have to start thinking and planning ahead as to how we can alleviate this drug crisis," Petrylak said.Source: NBC 30
Yale researchers say customized cancer vaccine shows promise
A team of researchers at Yale Cancer Center are participating in a Moderna clinical trial that combines an immunotherapy drug known as Keytruda or Pembrolizumab with a customized vaccine created with mRNA technology compared to Keytruda alone. Dr. Thuy Tran and a team of researchers at Yale are studying the treatment in patients who have Melanoma and are at high risk for reoccurrence.Source: Fox 61
Dr. Mehra Golshan on CBS Radio Los Angeles
Mehra Golshan, MD, MBA, Professor of Surgery (Oncology, Breast); Executive Vice Chair, Surgery; Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Clinical Director of Center for Breast Cancer, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, speaks with CBS Radio Los Angeles regarding new breast cancer screening guidelines.
Smilow Wellness Workshop: Mindfulness in Nature: Awakening to Joy and Wonder Everyday
Mark Coleman MA will guide you in simple principles of mindfulness meditation and how to develop present moment attention. These are accessible and joy inspiring techniques that will allow you to be more present wherever you are, be able to stay centered in what you are doing and access joy and peace outdoors.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital Physicians and Scientists Presenting Latest Advances at 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital scientists and clinicians will present new research at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 2nd to June 6th at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s scientific program will feature more than 2,900 abstracts, covering all major diseases and research areas, including breast, lung, head and neck, gynecological, prostate, and gastric cancers.
Multi-tasking protein has potential to protect against disease
Our bodies reproduce trillions of new cells in order to grow and develop. But when our DNA divides unevenly, stress in our cells can lead to diseases such as cancer. The separation of our DNA into new cells – a process called mitosis - is carefully controlled and protected by certain proteins that scientists have yet to fully understand.Source: Yale West Campus
Yale Scientist Receives Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research
Xiaolei Su, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and a member of the Cancer Immunology (CI) Research Program at Yale Cancer Center has been awarded a Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research.Source: Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance