News

Monday, Mar 15, 2021
CHW affiliate Alexander Ploss, associate professor of molecular biology, is senior author on a new study detailing how hepatitis B virus establishes chronic infection. The research offers potential strategies for development of new treatments.
Monday, Mar 15, 2021
A team of Princeton researchers, led by CHW affiliate Yibin Kang, discovered a new organelle that plays a role in bone metastasis and is formed via liquid-liquid phase separation.
Monday, Mar 15, 2021
by B. Rose Huber, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Life expectancy in the United States dropped in 2020 due to COVID-19, but for American adults without a college degree, an increase in mortality occurred years earlier, according to a new study authored by CHW affiliates Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton.
Friday, Mar 5, 2021
CHW affiliate Laura Kahn explains how maintaining a better grasp of ecological health around the world could help governments take necessary steps to preserve ecosystems, promote sustainable development, and prevent the next pandemic.
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
In a recent interview, Professor Richards-Shubik, an economist and visiting research scholar at the Center for Health and Wellbeing, reflects upon his diverse background and work investigating medical provider behavior.
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021
Gauging the true impact of coronavirus in Africa may be complicated by variability in risk factors and obscured by surveillance challenges, according to CHW affiliates Jessica Metcalf, Bryan Grenfell and other Princeton researchers. The team created an interactive tool for estimating severe coronavirus infection per country based on risk factors.
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021
CHW affilialte Keith Wailoo joins Dr. Anthony Fauci and others as a recipient of the 2021 Dan David Prize, an award endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. Wailoo, the Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs, is being honored for his work in the history of health and medicine.
Friday, Feb 12, 2021
Princeton University senior Mary DeVellis, a CHW Health Scholar, has been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which gives outstanding students from outside the United Kingdom the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. She joins Myesha Jemison, a Class of 2018 graduate, in receiving the honor.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021
CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin has sounded the alarm about a “new Jim Code,” a reference to the Jim Crow laws that once enforced segregation in the U.S. Others have alluded to a tech-to-prison pipeline, making it crystal clear that mass incarceration isn’t going away — it’s just being warped by a sophisticated, high-tech touch.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021
The surge in wintertime COVID-19 outbreaks has been largely driven by whether people adhere to measures such as wearing masks and social distancing, rather than climate, according to a study by CHW affiliates Jessica Metcalf and Bryan Grenfell, and other Princeton researchers.

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