Research


UConn Health Researcher Receives Patent for Cancer-fighting Antibody

October 1, 2020

UConn Health professor of cell biology Kevin Claffey recently received a patent for a novel antibody designed to target an important cancer cell membrane protein.

Meet Werth Innovator Lauren Boulay ’21 (ENG)

September 30, 2020

Meet UConn electrical engineering major Lauren Boulay ’21, part of the next generation of makers and a member of the inaugural cohort of Werth Innovators.

Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center Receives 5-year Extension to Improve and Expand Safety Analysis Tool

September 29, 2020

UConn’s Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center has won a grant to continue developing its nationally-lauded highway safety data analysis tool.

Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center Receives 5-year Extension to Improve and Expand Safety Analysis Tool

September 28, 2020

The Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center has received a five-year extension from the Connecticut Department of Transportation for their project to develop a customized highway safety analysis tool for improving the safety of Connecticut’s roads. Since 2015, the Center, located at the University of Connecticut’s Connecticut Transportation Institute, has been developing a data-driven process to […]

Hearing Speech Requires Quiet – In More Ways Than One

September 25, 2020

The painstaking work of two UConn Health researchers led to surprising insights about how the brain processes sounds.

Without Oxygen, Earth’s Early Microbes Relied on Arsenic to Sustain Life

September 22, 2020

A UConn researcher has found evidence indicating that arsenic once played a role similar to oxygen for organisms early in the history of life on Earth.

UConn Health Researchers to Study Role of Endothelial Splice Factor in Alzheimer’s, Dementia

September 21, 2020

Patrick Murphy, Center for Vascular Biology, in collaboration with Dr. Riqiang Yan of the Department of Neuroscience, have received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes for Health to investigate the changes in RNA regulation within the endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier in the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.

UConn Expertise Featured in the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Report 2020

September 10, 2020

UConn expertise is featured in a new international report about declining wildlife populations.

UConn Researcher Developing ‘Blood-to-Answer’ Method for Early HIV Detection

September 10, 2020

UConn Health professor of biomedical engineering Changchun Liu, Ph.D., has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a simple, rapid, affordable HIV testing device.

‘Mighty Mice’ Stay Mighty in Space

September 8, 2020

An experiment by UConn Health researchers with some ‘mighty mice’ who spent 33 days in space last year bodes well for the health of astronauts.

Meet the Researcher: Tannin Schmidt, Biomedical Engineering

September 8, 2020

UConn researcher Tannin Schmidt is constantly pursuing discoveries that could lead to new opportunities.