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Nanotube bundles (yellow) containing RNA enter a cell. From left to right, the images show the endosomes (red) surrounding the nucleus (blue) of the cell begin to swell. Around the 3 hour mark, the endosomes burst and spill the RNA payload (green). The RNAs spread throughout the cell over the next two days.

Escape From the Endosome!

An innovative approach that prove valuable for developing new medicines

Historic 50th Commencement for UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine

UConn Health's 50th Commencement was held on May 8 for its new physicians, dentists, and scientists graduating from across UConn School of Medicine, UConn School of Dental Medicine, and its UConn Graduate School programs.

Changing the Future Face of Health Care – and the Lives of Young People

For two decades, the Health Career Opportunity Program has been inspiring people of all backgrounds to pursue the study of health care

First TEDxUConnFarmington Unfolds the Unknown

Students from the School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine at UConn Health organized the first TEDxUConnFarmington event, Unfolding the Unknown.

Students Host Week of Inclusion

Students in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Special Care Dentistry Interest Group hosted a Week of Inclusion to show support, learn, and discuss the importance of inclusion and connection for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in dentistry.

Student Patricia Hare at work in the lab.

School of Dental Medicine Reaches Highest Research Ranking in School History

The UConn School of Dental Medicine ranks 8th among all dental schools in the United States for research funding from the National Institutes of Health

An illustration depicting the coronavirus microbe.

UConn-Developed Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases Reaches Licensing Deal

The method enables simple, rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other diseases.

Syam Nukavarapu and Hyun Kim examine a specimen of the hybrid hydrogel in the laboratory at UConn Health. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Researcher Makes Advances in Tissue Engineering

New approaches in complex tissue engineering offer a promising avenue for future joint repair treatments.

Healthy Habits for Healthy Teeth

In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, dental and nutrition experts at UConn answer parent's most pressing questions about their child's oral health.

Students, Faculty Release Virtual Event to Celebrate Black History Month

The event—a musical collaboration to listen, reflect, and share during Black History Month— can be viewed virtually.