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UConn Health researchers Sivapriya Kailasan Vanaja, left, and Vijay Rathinam find that sepsis – a deadly immune response – may stem from miscommunication among cells. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Sepsis: Sneak Attack or False Alarm?

UConn Health researchers find that sepsis – a deadly immune response – may stem from miscommunication among cells.

A UConn research team led by Xianshong 'Jerry' Yang, center, developed the world's first cloned cow, Amy, in 1999. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Mapping UConn’s Genetic History

The University has had geneticists since before genetics was a recognized field of study – indeed, before UConn was UConn.

Kyle Baumbauer and Erin Young, at the Cell and Genome Sciences Building in Farmington on March 31, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Pain in the Gut

Genetic variants may help explain why, given the same circumstances, one person can feel so much pain while another does not, says School of Nursing researcher Erin Young.

A medical student celebrates Match Day 2016 at UConn Health. (Elizabeth Caron/UConn Photo)

UConn Medical Students Learn their Match

Fourth-year students at the School of Medicine celebrated a successful Match Day last week, with 95 percent matching to residency programs around the country.

Yijun Ruan, professor, the Florine Deschenes Roux Chair, and director of genomic sciences at The Jackson Laboratory discusses his research and describes a model of the genome with journalists during a tour of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn/JAX Partnership Begins to Bear Fruit

'Real, impactful science is teamwork,' says JAX Genomic Medicine director Charles Lee.

A child with jaw pain. (iStock Photo)

Medical Practitioners Face Up to Pain

An interdisciplinary UConn team has designed a teaching module to help medical professionals learn how to treat their patients' pain more effectively.

The Ramprasad Lab is employing machine learning to design new materials without having to pre-test each one. (Schematic by Chiho Kim, Ramprasad Lab/UConn Image)

Building a Better Mousetrap, From the Atoms Up

The Ramprasad Lab is employing machine learning to design new materials without having to pre-test each one.

Radiation oncologist Dr. Dowsett with CT Scan technology in the Radiation Planning (simulation) Room at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health. (Lauren Woods/UConn Health Photo)

Close to the Heart

Radiation treatment for breast cancer can inadvertently graze the heart, leading to damage and disease years later. UConn doctors are working to change that.

UConn communication professors Amanda Denes and Rory McGloin made waves recently with a study that measured how users of dating sites perceive trustworthiness in the people whose photos they peruse.

Hot or Trustworthy?

Two UConn communication professors studied how users of dating sites perceive trustworthiness in the subjects of photos.

Architectural rendering of University Avenue, Bridgeport, after the resilience project is finished. The street will be raised and provide pedestrian and train access between the South End and downtown Bridgeport, while protecting the interior of the South End from floodwaters.

Climate Resiliency Project Wins Federal Competition

UConn researchers helped design the project, which works with the local geography to protect Bridgeport residents and infrastructure.