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Kim Krieger


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Silhouette of a person exhaling. Pitt Hopkins syndrome is a rare condition that causes breathing problems in sufferers, and UConn researchers are working to understand it.

Rare Form of Autism Exhales Secrets of Breathing

Research that could one day mean a sigh of relief for sufferers of a rare syndrome

Brain cancer concept and malignant tumor symbol as a neurology and neuroscience symbol of malignant cells spreading inside a human head as a 3D illustration render.

Stress Pushes Brain Cancer Cells to Adapt

Finding methods to more effectively neutralize evasive tumors

Brain cancer concept and malignant tumor symbol as a neurology and neuroscience symbol of malignant cells spreading inside a human head as a 3D illustration render.

Stress Pushes Brain Cancer Cells to Adapt

Glioblastoma multiformes are aggressive brain tumors with evasive properties. UConn Health is collaborating with The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine to study them, and have published evidence that potentially could provide insight leading to more effective treatment.

This satellite image shows the deep green of an algae bloom on Lake Erie on 30 July 2019.

Toxic Algae Blooms Are Getting Worse, but Oversight is Lacking

Currently, algae toxins aren't regulated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency

From left to right: graduate students Brenda Milla, Maggie Khuu, and Jaseph Soto Perez, with Professor Dan Mulkey (Photo courtesy of Andre Jang).

Funding Graduate Students with Good Ideas Pays Off

Prestigious research grants help students devote themselves to exploring their theories

Concept with text Parkinsons Disease appearing behind torn brown paper with human brain drawing.

Researchers Show How Protein Clogs in Cellular Entrances Cause Parkinson’s Disease

'Traffic jams' that can lead to certain brain cell death

An older woman shields her face with her hands, shrouded in darkness, symbolizing depression. Research shows that ECT given to older adults as psychiatric inpatients is effective at preventing them from dying by suicide in the first months after release from the hospital.

Not (Just) a Shock: ECT Reduces Suicides in Depressed Elders

Electroconvulsive therapy has been shown to effectively treat life-threatening major depression

Raising Awareness of a Silent Danger After Bariatric Surgery

'People can have tremors, seizures, get confused, faint, or even fall into a coma'

Student’s Soft Robot Invention Could Improve Ultrasounds

Serena Beri has patented her invention while still an undergraduate at UConn

Headshot of professor Judy Brown

UConn Magazine: Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics

Genetics — especially our own, and the secrets we can learn with it about our ancestors’ past and our medical future — have captivated the nation.