MD Anderson Cancer Center Honors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

October 13, 2020

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced Dr. Cato T. Laurencin as the recipient of the 2020 Mike Hogg Award and Lecture, the institution’s most prestigious award that is granted to practicing scientists and physicians who have made and continue to make exceptional transformative contributions to the field of biomedical research.

Five UConn-Affiliated Startups Vie For Recognition, Funding at Prestigious Wolff Competition

October 12, 2020

UConn-affiliated startups in fields ranging from medicine to fish food are finalists in this year’s Wolff New Venture Competition.

UConn Funds Five COVID-19 Research Projects, Announces Additional Funding

October 2, 2020

The Office of the Vice President has announced five awards to researchers as part of its new internal funding program to address the urgent needs presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 […]

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.

Highest Honor of Materials Research Society Awarded to UConn Health Professor Cato T. Laurencin

September 8, 2020

The Materials Research Society has named UConn Health’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin as the recipient of the 2020 Von Hippel Award, the society’s highest and most prestigious honor.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Joins National Academy of Inventors Board of Directors

July 24, 2020

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has announced UConn Health’s Cato T. Laurencin M.D., Ph.D. as a new member of its Board of Directors.

Finance, Forests, and Forbes – A Summer of Experience for Werth Innovators

July 13, 2020

Three students describe how UConn’s Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation has helped them make the most of their summers.

UConn Researchers Receive Patent for Diabetes-Sensing Breathalyzer

July 10, 2020

UConn VP for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Radenka Maric and former graduate student Rishabh Jain recently received a patent for their breath sensor technology to detect various chronic diseases.

UConn, Army Research Lab Collaborate on New Portable, Renewable Energy Technology

June 17, 2020

New research from UConn and the US Army suggests a novel technology could have major implications for the generation of energy on small and large scales.

UConn Researcher Hopes to Stop COVID-19 in Its Tracks

June 10, 2020

A UConn researcher is investigating a way to stop the COVID-19 virus from spreading through the body.