The John B. Pierce Laboratory

Welcome Melanie Burgos, NIH diversity fellow with Nina Stachenfeld at The John B. Pierce Laboratory

TEST3Congratulations Melanie Burgos, president of Southern Connecticut State University LatinX in STEM club and newly appointed The National Institutes of Health diversity fellow with Nina Stachenfeld at the The John B.… Continue Reading ?

In Memoriam:  Gordon Murray Shepherd, MD, DPhil

TEST3In Memoriam:  Gordon Murray Shepherd, MD, DPhil, professor emeritus in the Department of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine, passed away on June 9, 2022.  Gordon was an amazing colleague and mentor to several current and past flavor neuroscientists at the John B.… Continue Reading ?

Dr. John Geibel – 3D Bioprinting opens new possibilities for medical treatments

TEST3Can you use an HP inkjet print to print a new face? A heart? A kidney? When scientists discovered that it was possible to use commercial printers for bioprinting, and print living cells just as they can print homework assignments, the possibilities seemed endless.… Continue Reading ?

May 12 Issue of Cell – Dr. Nina Stachenfeld on Sex, Gender, and the Mechanisms of Disease

TEST3Dr. Nina Stachenfeld publishes commentary on Sex, Gender, and the Mechanisms of Disease in the May 12 issue of the Journal Cell. A newly published paper in the journal Cell asserts that despite the challenges in navigating the paradigm shift required to study the effects of sex and ge
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Medical student Faith Okifo presents “Polycystic ovary syndrome and Black race are associated with increased blood pressure” at 2022’s Experimental Biology meeting

TEST3In collaboration with Nina Stachenfeld, PhD and Lubna Pal, MBBS, medical student Faith Okifo (pictured) presented her work this month at 2022’s Experimental Biology meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Titled Polycystic ovary syndrome and Black race are associated with increased blood p
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New research seeks to improve heart health for individuals with endometriosis

TEST3NEW HAVEN, Ct. — March is endometriosis awareness month, and researchers at The John B. Pierce Laboratory/Yale School of Medicine are working to improve public awareness and scientific understanding of the disorder.… Continue Reading ?

Dr. John Geibel cuts ribbon for new bioscience incubator space inside the Pierce Laboratory

TEST3Celebrations were in order as Dr. John Geibel, Director of the Pierce Lab, cut the ribbon to officially open New Haven Innovation Labs on November 16. The space is set to be one of New Haven’s foremost bioscience incubators and can accommodate 19 startups and incubees.… <
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The American Physiological Society selects Dr. Tori Stone for the Diversity Conference Scholarship from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

TEST3Dr. Stone was selected for this prestigious scholarship after presenting her research at the 2021 APS New Trends in Sex and Gender Medicine meeting! Dr. Stone presented her work from Dr.… Continue Reading ?

Dr. Tori Stone Presents at the New Trends in Sex and Gender Medicine Conference

TEST3On October 20, 2021, Dr. Tori Stone gave a research presentation at the New Trends in Sex and Gender Medicine Conference for the American Physiological Society. From Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s Laboratory, Dr.… Continue Reading ?

NYTimes: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What It Is, How to Manage It

TEST3NYTimes Sept. 4, 2020 By: Hilda Hutcherson Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, PCOS can play havoc with your fertility. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms and take action to protect your reproductive health.… Continue Reading ?