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Connecticut Women of Innovation® Honors Dr. Laurie Caines of UConn Health

Dr. Laurie Caines was awarded for her academic innovation and leadership at the 18th annual Women of Innovation® awards of the Connecticut Technology Council.

After the EPA released its exciting testing results about the power of D-I-Y air filters, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz took a celebratory photo with 5th graders at Macdonough Elementary School in Middletown, Conn. along with State Sen. Matt Lesser, and researchers from the EPA and UConn's Indoor Air Quality Initiative.

EPA Testing Shows the Power of DIY Air Filters to Trap Viruses

The results are in: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research testing of do-it-yourself ‘Corsi-Rosenthal Box’ indoor air filters shows they are 99% effective in removing airborne virus. The 'Owl Force One' device tested by the EPA was built by UConn Indoor Air Quality Initiative researchers with Middletown, Connecticut public school children.

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Society of Internists Invites Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger

UConn Center on Aging physician elected fellow of the American College of Physicians

UConn Health Nurse Beats Breast Cancer and Reminds Others to Get Their Mammogram

Shannon Egan, a nurse in the Internal Medicine Unit at UConn Health beat breast cancer because she found it early and now she advocates for others to make sure they get their annual mammogram. Early detection saves lives.

Move for UConn Center on Aging Creates a Program for Coordinated Multidisciplinary Care of Older Adults – A First for the Region

On October 23, the UConn Center on Aging moved its clinical services to 21 South Road in Farmington. The move provides the opportunity to add a multifaceted subspecialty component to its nationally recognized clinical programs in geriatrics, thus creating a Geriatrics and Healthy Aging Program.

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UConn Medical Students Invite Public to ‘Walk With a Future Doc’

Monthly walks in Elizabeth Park feature discussion of health topics with students and physicians

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You Snooze, You (Still) Lose

UConn Health sleep disorders specialist warns of misleading takeaway from study suggesting snooze button benefits

Can Brain Training Computerized Games Help Evaporate Brain Fog from Long COVID?

UConn Center on Aging and the Department of Psychiatry researchers are working to answer this public health threat question by launching a clinical trial for older adults using at home, brain-training games on computer tablets as a Long COVID patient therapy

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UConn Health Researchers Find that Youthful Proteins Help Nerves Regrow

'We are deciphering the mechanism of axon regeneration piece by piece'

Dr. George Kuchel Elected to Elite Group of Researchers

Dr. George Kuchel, director, UConn Center on Aging and chief, Geriatrics, UConn Health has the honor of being elected to the Academy for Health and Lifespan Research.