Medical Student Studies Brain Network Changes in Epilepsy
For people with epilepsy, a seizure can occur without warning, causing sudden loss of consciousness and a dangerous convulsion. Medications can prevent seizures for some patients, but more than a third of patients continue to have attacks despite using appropriate seizure medications. Researchers in the UConn Department of Neurology have begun to investigate how brain networks differ between people who have epilepsy and those who don’t.
Bioengineers Test Better Way to Heal Chronic Wounds
'The dressing we developed enhances wound healing and prevents infections simultaneously'
UConn Expert Member of Global Commission Calling on World to Improve Sickle Cell Disease Care
Global mortality from sickle cell disease may be nearly 11 times higher than recorded, says new Commission of world experts published in The Lancet Haematology journal.
Shorter Telomeres Point to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk
If longer telomeres actually reduce Alzheimer's risk, it’s one more reason for people to adopt a healthy lifestyle
Microscopy on Ice with UConn Health’s New Cryogenic Equipment
Cryogenic electron microscopy, which can produce 3D pictures of minute quantities of biological material, is a new forefront of research capabilities at UConn School of Medicine
New Nerve Insights Could Someday Help Heal Certain Types of Blindness and Paralysis
New research answers some of the big questions of how our nervous systems develop