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
MIRA Award Recipient Jelena Erceg Unfolding the Mysteries of Genome Folding
Jelena Erceg is studying the role of parental genome folding during development which could support the development of personalized genome medicine for chromosome-based diseases.
Not Just Living Longer, But Better: UConn Researcher Studying Potential Therapeutic Targets for Anti-Aging Therapeutics
Ming Xu has received an R01 Grant from the National Institute on Aging to continue his work studying the role p21-high cells play in aging.
UConn Professor Invents Nanocapsule for Image-Guided Cancer Treatment
Xiuling Lu has invented a nanocapsule with potential applications for imaging techniques such as CT scans and ultrasound, and cancer treatments
Kerri Raissian, UConn ARMS Director, Appointed to Gov.’s Gun Violence Intervention, Prevention Commission
Kerri Raissian will bring her expertise studying gun violence to the Commission
E-STEAM Ahead: CT High Schoolers to Become ‘Eco-Digital’ Storytellers Through Interdisciplinary Grant
An interdisciplinary group of UConn researchers is leading an effort to empower high school students to become "Eco-Digital" storytellers in their communities.
UConn Researcher Explores Power-Based Exercises for Improving Knee Pain
Through a $1.5 million grant from the Department of Defense, Neal Glaviano will investigate if incorporating power-based exercises into treatment will provide better long-term outcomes for people with patellofemoral pain
UConn Researcher Invents Low-Abundance Biomarker Detection Platform for Early Diagnosis
Yu Lei has created a technology that holds the potential to advance early-stage disease detection using biomarkers