Look to the Future: UConn Hartford
In August 2017, as part of the Next Generation Connecticut initiative, the operations of UConn’s West Hartford campus will move to downtown Hartford. The site, anchored by the former Hartford Times building, will become a neighborhood campus fully intertwined with nearby cultural institutions and state and city government offices.
Each day the patient is at the center of everything we do at UConn Health, Connecticut’s only academic medical center. Learn first-hand through our patient’s eyes and words about their extraordinary medical journeys.
Pain Through the Ages
A group of UConn researchers would like to eliminate pain. That’s why the School of Nursing, in collaboration with UConn Health and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, has formed the new Center for Advancement in Managing Pain. Working together, individuals in fields as diverse as nursing, genetics, gerontology, pharmacology, kinesiology, and pediatrics are focused on finding answers. Their goal? Helping people of all ages return to healthy lifestyles … pain free.
UConn’s fMRI scanner has enabled a flurry of research activity among faculty who are exploring the science behind perception, cognition, language, communication, and the intricate workings of the brain. The non-invasive, radiation-free technology shows how the brain’s blood flow and oxygen change in particular areas in response to certain stimuli.
Tipping the Scales on Obesity
In January, UConn experts on obesity, nutrition, public policy, psychology, agriculture, and economics will be joined by faculty from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, to conduct and collaborate on research that addresses the nationwide problem of obesity.
UConn students are poised to become future leaders in virtually every field. Our pursuit of excellence here at UConn is evident in the stories of Huskies who are unleashing their potential.