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Testing for Early Alzheimer's Disease

The method, which uses PET imaging technology to scan for a specific protein in the brain linked to synapses, has the potential to accelerate research for new Alzheimer’s treatments.

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Curing Blood Disorders with Gene Editing

Yale researchers conducted the first demonstration of site-specific gene editing in a fetus, correcting a mutation that causes a severe form of anemia.

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Heavy Weightswith Soft Robotics

Yale engineers awarded for their work on a soft robotic system that can lift more than 200 times its weight.

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What Lurks Inside Your A/C Unit?

Yale researchers have found that microbes are in abundance on the coils within A/C units - some more than others, depending on conditions.

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How Germs Thrive on School Desks

Yale researchers find that bacteria and fungi overwhelmingly come from the children sitting at the desks. They also found that, even after a cleaning, the microbes were back in full force within a few days.

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Faculty Spotlight
Anjelica Gonzalez
Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Anjelica Gonzalez focuses on the development of biomaterials for use as investigational tools, particularly for the investigation of immunological responses to inflammatory signals from endogenous and exogenous sources. With a mutli-disciplinary approach, the Gonzalez lab combines organic chemistry, molecular biology, mathematics, computational modeling and image analysis in work with significance to diseases and disorders ranging from arthritis to cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.