Research

Dr. Leo Wolansky at UConn Health

UConn Radiology Chair Dr. Leo Wolansky Wins Best Abstract Award at the Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting

Dr. Leo Wolansky is the 2022 Kuo York Chynn Foundation Award recipient for the best abstract in neuroradiology research at RSNA 2022, one of the largest medical meetings in the world.

Manije Darooghegi Mofrad smiles in a lab while pipetting

Meet the Researcher: Manije Darooghegi Mofrad, CAHNR

Darooghegi Mofrad, a prolific nutritional epidemiologist from Iran, explores dietary strategies to help people to reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases

Dr. Erica Chen presents a poster

Uncovering Brain Cancer’s Molecular Signature

UConn Health, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine among few in the world able to analyze tumors with elite precision

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin's portrait will be on the medal of the newly established Cato T. Laurencin Regenerative Engineering Founder’s Award.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Regenerative Engineering Founder’s Award Launched by the AIChE

A new award has been established in honor of UConn's Dr. Cato T. Laurencin. The Cato T. Laurencin Regenerative Engineering Founder’s Award will recognize an individual's leadership in convergence research in regenerative engineering — a field pioneered by Laurencin

Researchers Develop Strategy to Thermally Stabilize Microneedle Vaccine Technology

Researchers use sugar molecules to help eliminate the need for cold-chain storage, a common logistical hurdle for vaccine distribution

New Trial Targets Reducing Risk Behaviors, Increasing PrEP Adherence for People who Use Drugs

This study will work with people who use drugs and have cognitive impairment, helping them reduce risky sex- and drug- related behaviors and increase adherence to PrEP

The Wilbur Cross Building on a sunny day.

Five UConn Professors Named to World’s Highly Cited Research List

The list uses both quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify individuals who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their chosen field

A group of students in scrubs stands on the steps of a campus building.

UConn Offers Nation’s First Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Master’s Program

It’s not brain surgery—but it’s close

Lightning strikes over a city at night, illustrating the sudden and dangerous nature of so-called cytokine storms, potentially fatal episodes where inflammation-causing proteins flood the blood.

Grant Enhances Solar Energy, Storm Readiness Efforts

Eversource Energy Center associate director Junbo Zhao earns $4.4 million to develop transformative technologies and advance Connecticut’s preparedness and response to inclement weather

Waterbury psych experiment

Neural Development Research Yields Milestone for UConn Waterbury

Psychology Professor Kimberly Cuevas has earned the campus its first National Institutes of Health R01 award, creating new scientific and community opportunities