Health & Wellness
Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Symposium
UConn Health’s federally-funded grant to train people for careers in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology (SCOB) research sponsored its annual capstone symposium last month. Seventeen trainees presented their research findings on topics including how bone, cartilage and teeth develop; genetics; biomechanics/biomaterials; and regeneration of diseased or damaged tissues. Linda Strausbaugh, professor of molecular and cell […]
UConn Health Receives $3 Million for Cancer Research
The gift from Ray ’56 (CLAS) and Carole Neag will support research on genomics-guided cancer treatment.
Developing a Medical School Curriculum for the 21st Century
Renovating UConn Health’s academic building, along with the curriculum, is part of the changes taking place at the medical school.
How Colleges Can Deal with the Shortage of Nursing Professors
The nursing faculty shortage affects the production of an adequate nursing workforce and, consequently, the nation’s health.
Young Breast Cancer Survivor Thanks UConn Health Docs
Abbie O’Brien, the mother of three young children, is grateful to the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center team for helping her successfully battle the disease.
Genome Research on Mouth Fungi May Help Predict Infections
The UConn study will advance the treatment of oral infections in those with a suppressed immune system.