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Dr. Angela Kueck, gynecologic oncologist at the UConn Health Center, is interviewed on NBC Connecticut about ovarian and cervical cancer and the robotic surgical system that is now being used to treat these cancers. (Michael Fiedler for UConn Health Center)

V Foundation Backs Unprecedented Cancer Vaccine Trial at UConn Health

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded a $50,000 grant to Drs. Angela Kueck and Pramod Srivastava for a clinical trial of a vaccine designed to fight ovarian cancer using the patient’s own tumor.

More Parking Relief Starting Jan. 19

The parking garage attached to UConn Health’s new hospital tower will be open for staff parking next week. Starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, about 160 spaces on the first three levels of Garage 2 will be available to those with Area 1 parking tags.

Clinical, Research Faculty Join UConn Health

A round-up of new clinical and research faculty members who have recently joined UConn Health.

Creative Child Center Preschoolers Spread Holiday Cheer at UConn Health

The pre-kindergarten children from the Creative Child Center at UConn Health entertained parents and staff by singing holiday songs in the Food Court Tuesday.

UConn Medical, Dental Students Collect Winter Clothing for Patients in Need

UConn medical and dental students collected 45 bags of items donated from the UConn Health community for men, women, and children receiving psychiatric services in the Greater Hartford community.

Cancer Survivor Surprised with Tea Party ‘Fit for a Queen’

Cancer survivor Gladys Monti was recently honored with a tea party “fit for a queen” at UConn Health’s Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UConn Health Orthopaedic Surgeon Pays It Forward

UConn Health orthopaedic spine surgeon Isaac Moss recently returned from a five-day mission trip to a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, where he saw patients, operated, and taught the hospital’s orthopaedic surgeons to perform the most straightforward to the most complicated spinal surgeries.

Connecticut state legislators listen as medical student Samantha Lee uses the Anatomage, virtual anatomy table, during a tour of the the recently renovated research and academic facilities at UConn Health. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health)

UConn Health Briefing for Lawmakers

University leadership updated state lawmakers Monday afternoon on Bioscience Connecticut and gave them a campus tour of UConn Health.

UConn Health Honors Its Own

UConn Health’s recognition program, supported by the Human Resources Department, recently hosted a variety of successful events including the Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award and the annual celebration of employee years of service.

Prestigious Fellowship, Grant for UConn Health Postdoc

UConn Health postdoctoral fellow Leslie Caromile is celebrating two major accomplishments - a prestigious fellowship and NIH grant funding for her prostate cancer research.