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Rotator Cuff Regeneration Potential Breakthrough Treatment for Repairing Tears

A new way to regenerate muscle could help repair the damaged shoulders of millions of people every year

CT AHEC at UConn Health Awarded $2 Million Grant for Primary Care Workforce Development

Entering its 26th year of operation, CT AHEC is one of 46 AHEC programs funded nationally. “CT AHEC is an invaluable resource to UConn Health. With renewed HRSA funding, the CT AHEC Program will continue to meet its mission of improving the health status of CT residents and communities,” says Dr. Bruce Liang, Interim CEO of UConn Health.

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Community Care Award Recognizes UConn Health Lactation Consultant Marisa Merlo

August is National Breastfeeding Month. UConn Health’s lactation consultant Marisa Merlo has received a Community Care Award for going above and beyond to help a patient.

Research finds Biomarkers in Older Adults with Late-Life Depression

Major depression in older adults is very common, disabling, and increases the risk of many diseases of aging including Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, cardiovascular and even mortality. Therefore, it constitutes a major public health issue, especially considering the growing number of older adults in the U.S. and worldwide.

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Monkeypox: A Brief Introduction

How is it transmitted, treated, and prevented? What is the risk, how contagious is it, and how sick can it make us? UConn Health’s Dr. David Banach explains

Emma Graebner presenting at UConn Health's Research Day

The Next Generation of Innovators and Problem-Solvers

TIP Innovation Fellows, Health Research students present their findings and make their pitches during Summer Research Day at UConn Health

UConn Health Minute: Augmented Reality Spine Surgery

Augmented reality spine surgery allows surgeons to “see” your spine in 3D through the skin during spinal implant surgery. This “x-ray vision” gives UConn Health surgeons better control and visualization, with the goal of easier, faster and safer surgeries.

Seeking Answers to Optimizing Influenza Vaccines in Older Adults through New Study

The UConn Center on Aging in Partnership with The Jackson Laboratory is seeking participants for an Influenza Vaccine to ultimately understand which influenza vaccine works best for which individuals.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin in white coat with anatomic model

Regenerative Engineering Society Names Award for Founder Cato T. Laurencin

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Foundation and the AICHE Regenerative Engineering Society have established an award in honor of the society's founder.

President Joe Biden takes off a mask as he enters the Rose Garden to deliver remarks on COVID-19 at the White House on July 27, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

Insight on President Biden’s COVID-19 ‘Rebound Positive’

UConn Health’s Dr. David Banach explains how a fully vaccinated and boosted person could test positive, negative, and positive again for COVID-19 within a 10-day span