Health & Well-Being
Seeing Below the Skin: Advanced Tools to Diagnose Cancer
UConn Health Center offers new technologies to track and visualize changes in the skin.
The Quest for New Cancer-Fighting Drugs in Marine Environments
Marcy Balunas, an assistant professor in the School of Pharamcy, has extracted a novel cancer-fighting compound from blue-green algae.
Graduate Student Working to Develop New Anti-Cancer Agents
Sophia Nnenna Ononye, a Ph.D. student in pharmaceutical sciences, hopes her research will pave the way for more effective cancer therapy in the future.
UConn Wins Prestigious Federal Grants to Bolster Graduate Students in Critical Fields
The University has secured five awards in a highly competitive federal grant program to attract talented graduate students to critical areas of nursing, education, and engineering.
UConn Introduces Nation’s First Correctional Nursing Training Van
The vehicle will travel to Connecticut prisons and provide on-site professional training for correctional facility nurses.
Malloy Leads Bioscience Connecticut Groundbreaking
The first of the Bioscience Connecticut construction projects at the UConn Health Center is now under way.
Health Center-Jackson Lab Project Among Top 10 Business Deals of 2011
The annual list from Site Selection magazine salutes the best corporate facility projects in the world.
School of Nursing Offers New Advanced Degree Program
The new four-year program, which focuses on advanced clinical practice, offers a variety of specialized tracks.
Study: Despite Guidelines, Elderly Receiving Too Many Cancer Screenings
UConn researcher Keith Bellizzi says data on the efficacy of cancer screenings for the elderly is limited.