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Kim Krieger

kim.krieger@uconn.edu

Six UConn Researchers to Join the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 24, 2020

Six UConn researchers have been elected by their peers to receive a distinguished honor.

Worms Reveal Why Melatonin Promotes Sleep

November 17, 2020

UConn Health researchers say unlocking the secrets of how worms sleep can help us better understand the science behind our own sleep patterns.

Bridging the Gaps

November 9, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic shined a bright light on inequitable access to health care in America. At UConn’s medical and dental schools, future providers are addressing disparities from the ground up.

Engineering Cartilage in Space

November 2, 2020

UConn researchers are developing an experiment that could help help astronauts – and the more earthbound – who suffer from damaged cartilage.

UConn Health Model: Travel Ban Would Have Killed CT COVID in August

October 27, 2020

UConn Health’s Pedro Mendes talks about what a sophisticated computer model of Connecticut’s COVID-19 infections tells us about where we’ve been, and where we might be headed.

Testing the Fluorescent Proteins That Light Up the Brain

October 19, 2020

UConn researchers have devised a new method of monitoring electrical signals that travel through neurons in the brain.

Stretching Makes the Superconductor

October 12, 2020

Superconductors could make everything from the power grid to personal computers more efficient. UConn researcher Ilya Sochnikov and his students are working to better understand these materials.

Hearing Speech Requires Quiet – In More Ways Than One

September 25, 2020

The painstaking work of two UConn Health researchers led to surprising insights about how the brain processes sounds.

Researchers Call for International Collaboration on Parathyroid Cancer

August 26, 2020

UConn Health researchers are calling for a global effort to study parathyroid tumors in a bid to find treatments for a rare but serious type of cancer.

Stem Cell ‘Therapy’ Injuries More Widespread Than We Knew

July 29, 2020

Grotesque side effects from unproven “stem cell” therapies are more common than we realized, reports a team of researchers led by UConn Health in Annals of Neurology.

Massive Project to Understand Our Genes Reveals Secrets of RNA

July 29, 2020

A UConn Health lab spent five years studying human proteins as part of a massive, ongoing collaboration to identify what, exactly, every single bit of DNA and RNA in the human genome does.