Tiny Heart Valve Has Big Potential for UConn Startup
A combination of biomedical engineering and sewing skills led to the development of a novel heart valve replacement that could save lives.
UConn Health Researchers Advance Connecticut’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Recent recognition and awards for innovation spotlight Connecticut’s bioscience leadership.
UConn Chemist Discovers New Way to Stabilize Proteins
Challa Kumar’s research could aid in the development of stable vaccines and inexpensive artificial blood.
Bioengineered ACL Developed by UConn Physician-Scientist Wins U.S. Patent
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin says the technology may be a new solution for torn anterior cruciate ligaments.
Chair Named for Orthopaedic Surgery and New England Musculoskeletal Institute
Dr. Augustus Mazzocca is an internationally recognized expert in shoulder and elbow surgery and a graduate of UConn’s medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency program.
UConn Doctor’s Vaccine Technology Shows Promise in Brain Cancer Treatment
The vaccine is based on the role of heat shock protein (HSP) in immune response, an area pioneered by Dr. Pramod Srivastava.
Geoscience Graduate Student Wins First Prize in Innovation Quest Competition
Mark Smith plans to establish a start-up to produce an imaging device that can capture ultra-high-resolution images of micro-macroscopic objects in two and three dimensions.