Research Proves Viability of Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines

November 23, 2020

UConn researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of a microneedle technology that could make widespread vaccination easier and more effective.

Student Startup Gets $2.2M Investment to Bring Men’s Reproductive Health Ecosystem, Testing to Life

November 5, 2020

Reza Amin ’18 PhD, founder of men’s reproductive health startup Bastion Health, has turned a lifelong passion for innovation into a dynamic new company, with the help of UConn’s entrepreneurial infrastructure.

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 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 […]

After Developing CRISPR-based Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases, UConn Researchers Validate Clinical Feasibility for COVID-19 Testing at Point of Care

September 18, 2020

A simple, low-cost method of detecting infectious disease is one step closer to being a cutting-edge diagnostics technology used by clinicians.

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.

Meet the Researcher: Tannin Schmidt, Biomedical Engineering

September 8, 2020

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