Latest News in Biostatistics
The news about a potential link between the Covid-19 vaccine and a cardiac ailment in young people may be striking fear in the hearts of some parents.
But pediatric cardiologists have a message for these parents: Covid-19 should scare you more -- a whole lot more -- than the vaccine.
- June 10, 2021Source: Yale Medicine
While vaccines are working, experts say masks still could come in handy—and not just for COVID-19.
- June 08, 2021Source: YaleNews
As people age, genetic errors begin to accumulate during the process of cell division. For the study, researchers explored whether one category of these emerging genetic variants in white blood cells — called mosaic chromosomal alterations, or mCAs — played a role in increased infection risk.
- June 07, 2021
With age comes an increased risk of many infections. The mechanisms connecting aging and weakened immunity, however, have remained unclear. A new study has identified a category of genetic markers in white blood cells which makes individuals more susceptible to diverse infections. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from Yale, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), was published June 7 in the journal Nature Medicine. As people age, genetic errors begin to accumulate during the process of cell division. For the study, researchers explored whether one category of these emerging genetic variants in white blood cells — called mosaic chromosomal alterations, or mCAs — played a role in increased infection risk.
- May 20, 2021
Three members of the Yale School of Public Health’s academic community have been selected by the Class of 2021 for their commitment to promoting academic achievement and advancing the student experience.
- May 11, 2021
Heping Zhang, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health, has been selected to give the prestigious 2022 Neyman Memorial Lecture by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics – one of the highest honors in statistical societies.
- May 10, 2021
The program will be based within YSM at the Center for Biomedical Data Science, part of a growing data science hub at Yale University.
- May 03, 2021
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) Welcomes New Members, Drs. Debbie Humphries, Christine Simon, and Junhan Fang
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) welcomes two new associate faculty members, Drs. Debbie Humphries and Christine L. Simon, and a new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Junhan Fang. Their arrival reflects CMIPS’ ongoing efforts to foster a multidisciplinary network of researchers dedicated to developing and disseminating innovative methodological approaches to increasing the uptake and implementation of effective public health interventions.
- April 14, 2021
COVID-19 tests provide crucial clues about how to fight coronavirus, but they’ve fallen in Washington stateSource: The Seattle Times
Coronavirus testing got off to a disastrous start last year, putting the nation in a position of playing catch-up to the pandemic.
- April 06, 2021Source: YaleNews
A new Yale study digs into the data on how physicians are using EHRs, including how time spent using the systems differs by specialty, and what these findings reveal about how the technology can be improved.