School of Medicine


Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated

December 9, 2014

UConn is taking the lead in treatment of incarcerated patients with its Center for Correctional Health Networks.

The Sounds of Innovation: How UConn Research Is Resurrecting Antique Musical Instruments

November 13, 2014

A partnership between medical technology engineers and music scholars has led to an unprecedented method for bringing antique musical instruments back to life.

Enhancing Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce

October 24, 2014

UConn’s CICATS is among a select group of institutions to take part in a new NIH initiative.

UConn Researcher Receives NIH Pioneer Award

October 7, 2014

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has won a National Institutes of Health award for his ‘exceptionally creative’ work in regenerative engineering.

UConn Researchers Develop Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccines

October 6, 2014

The first genomics-driven personalized medicine clinical trial in immunotherapy of ovarian cancer begins at UConn Health this fall.

Hartford’s Burgdorf Clinic is Rooted in the Community

August 27, 2014

An urban garden outside a North End clinic for the underserved provides fresh produce and education on nutrition and health.

UConn Health Celebrates Cancer Survivors

June 17, 2014

UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie spoke about his own family’s experiences with cancer during Cancer Survivors Day last week.

Developing a Medical School Curriculum for the 21st Century

April 10, 2014

Renovating UConn Health’s academic building, along with the curriculum, is part of the changes taking place at the medical school.

Interprofessional Health Care

March 26, 2014

AHEC students work and learn in interprofessional teams to provide care for the urban underserved.

Chair Named for Orthopaedic Surgery and New England Musculoskeletal Institute

August 7, 2013

Dr. Augustus Mazzocca is an internationally recognized expert in shoulder and elbow surgery and a graduate of UConn’s medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency program.

Stem Cells That “Fool” Immune System May Provide Vaccination for Cancer

November 23, 2009

A study by Health Center immunology experts Bei Liu and Zihai Li is the first to involve human stem cells in vaccinating against colon cancer.