CLAS Health and Well-being
Cleaning up the ‘Wild West’ of CBD: UConn Startup PCTRx Revolutionizing Industry with Novel Polymer Platform
PCTRx is developing its recently licensed polycannabinoid platform technology as a drug delivery system and biodegradable plastics, with an eye toward even more applications
Characterizing the ‘Noisy Life of a Musician’: Risks and Benefits for Brain Aging
Erika Skoe will lead a research team to better understand the risks and benefits of musicianship for brain aging and hearing.
UConn, SCSU Partner on Postgrad Research Program for Underserved Communities
The NSF-funded program will help participants learn skills to be more competitive and prepared for jobs in fields like biotechnology
MIRA Award Recipient Jelena Erceg Unfolding the Mysteries of Genome Folding
Jelena Erceg is studying the role of parental genome folding during development which could support the development of personalized genome medicine for chromosome-based diseases.
The Next Generation of Innovators and Problem-Solvers
TIP Innovation Fellows, Health Research students present their findings and make their pitches during Summer Research Day at UConn Health
Rudd Center’s Puhl Featured on Panel Addressing Weight Stigma in the Media
The New York City event concentrated on how weight stigma is portrayed in the media and was sponsored by the Media Empathy Foundation
Home Sweet Home: A Study of the ‘Chemical Soup’ in our Houses
Microbial traces of everything from coffee to antidepressants make up the invisible environment in our indoor spaces
HDFS Professor Couples Drag Culture, Gerontology in Her Work
Laura Donorfio says the seemingly disparate topics complement each other well, and offer a chance to think about how aging is perceived across society
Study: Better Eating, More Activity at Family Child Care Homes that Focused on Best Practices
'Providers were very concerned about the health of the kids. They really feel like an extended family member, and they want more training to do a better job of providing healthy foods and activities'
An Experimental Treatment Failed in Mice, and Researchers Did the Right Thing: They Published About It
The knowledge could help steer scientists toward more promising approaches