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New Year Baby

UConn Health Welcomes Connecticut’s First Baby of 2016

UConn Health welcomed the first baby of the New Year in Connecticut. Nimson Carr was born on Jan. 1 at 12:02 a.m. at UConn John Dempsey Hospital.

Dr. Isaac Moss of the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute will be New England’s and Connecticut’s first surgeon to use pioneering robotic guidance technology to assist him during spine surgery at UConn John Dempsey Hospital. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Health First in New England to Offer Robot-Guided Spine Surgery

Spine surgery patients at UConn Health can look forward to improved outcomes with new high-precision robotic technology.

Sign at the entrance to the Carole and Ray Neag Cancer Center in the Outpatient Pavilion at UConn Health. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Health Melanoma Patients Benefit from New Immunotherapy Drug

Patients young and old share their stories of successful treatment with a new drug that boosts their own immune system.

National Medal of Technology and Innovation. ( Image)

Dr. Laurencin Receives National Medal of Technology & Innovation

The White House honored Dr. Cato Laurencin of UConn and UConn Health on May 19, as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation's highest honor for technological achievement.

Dr. Pramod Srivastava

Dr. Pramod Srivastava Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava of UConn Health has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his long-standing inventions in the area of cancer immunotherapy including a promising vaccine for ovarian cancer.

Promise of Personalized Medicine in Dentistry Embraces Team Approach

Dentistry ties into what’s known as “systemic health.” Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, shares his perspective on the future of health care.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Receives Society for Biomaterials’ Highest Honor

Dr. Cato T Laurencin of UConn and UConn Health will receive the highest honor of The Society for Biomaterials.

Cardiology Physician-Scientist Joins UConn Health/JAX Genomic Medicine

Dr. Travis Hinson, cardiologist and researcher of heart muscle diseases, has been recruited to UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) for Genomic Medicine.

UConn Health/JAX Scientist Named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher of UConn Health/JAX has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

UConn School of Medicine Reshaping the Future of Medical Education

UConn School of Medicine was selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) to join its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium to reshape the medical education of the future.