Good Bacteria, Bad Bacteria: Uncovering How the Microbiome Supports Health
Nichole Broderick from UConn's Department of Molecular and Cell Biology has received almost $2M over five years from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences to improve our understanding about the microbiome.
UConn Researchers Win Patent for Nanoparticle Cancer Drug Delivery System
UConn researchers have patented a new co-polymer that can carry drugs and bio-responsively release them in cancer cells to target the disease with less toxicity to healthy tissue.
Generating a Comprehensive Cell Atlas of the Cerebellum
Yuanhao James Li, a professor at UConn Health, has received over $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the development of the neural networks in the cerebellum.
UConn Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development
Lisa Butler, PhD, associate research professor at UConn, is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Her research project aims to optimize health for mothers and children in Botswana.
New $2M NIH Grant Studies Asymmetric Stem Cell Division
This latest project from professor of cell biology, Dr. Mayu Inaba, builds on her previous discovery of microscopic protrusions found only on stem cells.
A New Tide at UConn’s Connecticut Institute of Water Resources
What do taking a trip to the beach, testing a well, and planting a new garden have in common? You guessed it – water. UConn is home to a state-wide organization focused on providing Connecticut’s citizens with information and research about all the water resources we encounter in our daily lives. As the state’s land […]
Real Talk: Applying Computer Learning Models to Human Speech Recognition
UConn professor of psychological science, James Magnuson, has received more than $600K from the National Science Foundation to address a longstanding problem with research on speech perception and spoken word recognition.
$2M NIH Grant to Study Genetic Mechanisms of Inherited Heart Muscle Disorders
Dr. John Travis Hinson, a joint faculty member at UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine has received more than $2 million from the NIH to study a serious and often fatal heart condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.