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Young breast cancer survivor Jennifer Skitromo

Breast Cancer in Young Women: A Survivor’s Story

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jennifer Skitromo never thought that at age 34, and with no family history, that breast cancer was something she needed to be concerned about. Read her story of survival.

Dr. Henderson speaking with trainees in clinical setting

UConn Health Awards Roundup October 2021

UConn School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine recipients continue to shine and are being recognized for their efforts!

Senescent Cell Tissue Mapping Will Facilitate Study of Aging and Chronic Diseases

UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine assume key roles, share in $13.5 million NIH grant with top medical centers

UConn Immunology Researcher Unraveling Relationship Between Cytokines and Colorectal Cancer

Kepeng Wang is paving the way to better colorectal cancer treatments by interrogating the multifaceted relationship between cytokines and colon tumors.

UConn Health Recognized Nationally for Digital Advances in Ambulatory Tools

UConn Health’s successful deployment of technologies and strategies is being recognized nationally, and reflects meaningful clinical and efficiency outcomes.

A younger man holds an older man's hands on a bed. UConn Health researchers have received a grant to investigate new methods of addressing health complications that come with aging.

Training the Next Generation of Health Providers and Scientists in Aging and Geroscience

National Institutes on Aging award reflects the growth and maturity of UConn's multidisciplinary aging research efforts and leadership in geroscience

Article Published in Nature Aging Journal Features Work by UConn Center on Aging Researchers

Article documents studies on the biology of aging and longevity, examining aging at a biological level and exploring efforts at harnessing those biological processes to prolong life span and health span.

Dr. Fuller outside an International Medical Corps medical tent

View From the Ground in Quake-Ravaged Haiti

Dr. Robert Fuller, UConn Health’s chair of emergency medicine, is back after spending three weeks in Haiti running a medical clinic and preparing local providers to sustain it.

Brain cancer concept and malignant tumor symbol as a neurology and neuroscience symbol of malignant cells spreading inside a human head as a 3D illustration render.

Stress Pushes Brain Cancer Cells to Adapt

Glioblastoma multiformes are aggressive brain tumors with evasive properties. UConn Health is collaborating with The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine to study them, and have published evidence that potentially could provide insight leading to more effective treatment.

A group of surgeons operating on a patient.

Startup ‘InPrint Bio’ Offers Reconstructive Breakthrough After Breast Surgery

'As scientists, we want to address medical problems with viable solutions that can change people’s lives'