Cleaning up the ‘Wild West’ of CBD: UConn Startup PCTRx Revolutionizing Industry with Novel Polymer Platform
PCTRx is developing its recently licensed polycannabinoid platform technology as a drug delivery system and biodegradable plastics, with an eye toward even more applications
New Paper Presents Multifaceted View of Land Change through the Lens of Remote Sensing
A new paper by a group of UConn researchers represents an effort to overcome communication challenges and provide a new framework in the emerging field of land change science.
Meet the Researcher Mingyu Qiao, Nutritional Sciences
Mingyu Qiao, an accomplished researcher and entrepreneur, joins the Department of Nutritional Sciences as an assistant professor of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Third Bridge Grant Program Supports Four UConn Startups
The technologies supported by this year's Third Bridge Grant awards include innovations in patenting, mobility, online education, and Lyme disease prevention.
New Trial Targets Reducing Risk Behaviors, Increasing PrEP Adherence for People who Use Drugs
This study will work with people who use drugs and have cognitive impairment, helping them reduce risky sex- and drug- related behaviors and increase adherence to PrEP
UConn, Eversource Energy Center to Develop Marine Model for NOAA Software
Researchers led by UConn/Eversource Energy Center professor Malaquias Peña Mendez will develop a 3-D, real-time analysis for marine environments, building on a state-of-the-art NOAA system
Characterizing the ‘Noisy Life of a Musician’: Risks and Benefits for Brain Aging
Erika Skoe will lead a research team to better understand the risks and benefits of musicianship for brain aging and hearing.
NIH Trailblazer Awardee Developing Technology to Accelerate Organoid Development
Assistant Professor Xueju “Sophie” Wang is developing a set of devices to improve the usability of brain organoids to model disease and test new pharmaceuticals
TIP Startup LambdaVision Brings Promising Microgravity Manufacturing Experiments Back to Earth
Manufacturing artificial retinas at the International Space Station, with plans for more launches this year