Health & Wellness
Ten UConn Stem Cell Projects Receive State Funding
June 10, 2010
The funded projects range from seeking to better understand the cells, to developing new therapies.
New Biomarker Technique Could Provide Early Detection for Cancer
May 19, 2010
UConn researchers are developing techniques to detect the presence of cancer before symptoms appear.
Stem Cells That “Fool” Immune System May Provide Vaccination for Cancer
November 23, 2009
A study by Health Center immunology experts Bei Liu and Zihai Li is the first to involve human stem cells in vaccinating against colon cancer.
Navigating Patients Through Cancer Care
October 30, 2009
The Health Center’s Pamela Nixon helps patients diagnosed with cancer find resources and support.
Breast Cancer Prevention Study Launched for Women with Increased Risk
April 13, 2009
Many women worry about their risk of breast cancer and wonder what they can do to lower their risk. For women with known risk factors for breast cancer, the anxiety is even more intense.
Scientists Receive State Funds to Advance Stem Cell Research
April 6, 2009
Eleven UConn scientists have received state-funded grant awards totaling $5.4 million from the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee (SCRAC) to advance embryonic and human adult stem cell research in Connecticut.
Health Center Urologist Receives Grant to Study Bladder Cancer
February 2, 2009
A urologist at the Health Center has landed a five-year, $729,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to study the role of inflammatory molecules on the development and progression of bladder cancer.