The John B. Pierce Laboratory


Dr. Nina Stachenfeld featured in The Journal of Physiology’s “Physiology Shorts” miniseries

Dr. Stachenfeld’s recent publication in the June 1 edition of the Journal of Physiology, titled “Androgens drive microvascular endothelial dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: role of the endothelin B receptor” was selected as an editor’s pick, and she was asked to give a brief overview of her team’s findings as part of the Journal’s “Physiology Shorts” series on YouTube.… Read More >

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld named American Physiological Society Fellow!

Congratulations to Dr. Nina Stachenfeld for being named a fellow of the American Physiological Society! APS fellowship is reserved for leaders in their fields who have demonstrated excellence in the physiological sciences. … Read More >

Dr. Pieribone and OceanX team up with GMA to explore a beautiful Atlantic coral reef!

“I want them to think about the grandeur and beauty of the ocean, and how important it is to human life.”  Dr. Pieribone and OceanX team up with GMA to explore a beautiful Atlantic coral reef!… Read More >

Dr. Barry Green, ACHEMS 2019 winner of the Max Mozell Award

Congratulations to Dr. Barry Green, the ACHEMS 2019 winner of the Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses. Dr. Green was recognized for his significant contributions to research on taste and oral sensitivity, including the development of what is now a standard method for measuring chemosensation in humans, and defining and exploring the research area of chemesthesis.… Read More >

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld is featured in an exhibit of portraits of distinguished women faculty at YSM

The portrait exhibit, located on the second floor of Sterling Hall of Medicine, is presented by the Yale School of Medicine Committee on Art in Public Spaces (CAPS). This is the first rotating exhibit, officially opened on March 13, 2019.… Read More >

Sex differences in endothelial function important to vascular health and overall cardiovascular disease risk across the lifespan

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s paper describing sex differences in cardiovascular function and risk across the lifespan was just released in the December 2018 issue of The American Journal of Physiology.  Congratulations to Dr.… Read More >

In live brain function, researchers are finally seeing red

For years, green has been the most reliable hue for live brain imaging, but after using a new high-throughput screening method, researchers at The John B. Pierce Laboratory and the Yale School of Medicine, together with collaborators at Stanford University, have identified a new fluorescent protein that will make it possible for live neurons to glow red when activated. … Read More >

Precision “Glove-Controlled” deep-sea soft gripper

Vincent Pieribone, PhD, and other researchers at the John B. Pierce Laboratory in collaboration with the Wyss Institute, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Baruch College, and the University of Rhode Island (URI) have developed a delicate and dexterous soft-gripper controlled remotely by a glove allowing deep-sea researchers to gather marine organisms and plant-life as if they were SCUBA diving. … Read More >