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UConn Cardiologists Uncover New Heart Attack Warning Sign

Health Center cardiologists have identified a protein fragment that when detected in the blood can be a predictor of heart attack. Their research, led by Dr. Bruce Liang, director of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, is published in the January 11 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It found […]

January Events at the UConn Health Center

Following is a rundown of UConn Health Center events in January: Nutrition for a Healthy Heart Wednesday, January 5, 2 to 4 p.m., UConn Health Center, Dowling North Building The UConn Health Center’s Healthy Nutrition program invites you on a journey to a lower blood pressure, reduced cholesterol and healthier weight. This group meets on […]

Fake Pot Spurs Increasing Number of Calls to Poison Center

Members of the public are encouraged to seek further information and report exposures.

Pharmacy Professor Awarded Prestigious Grant for Cancer Research

Kyle Hadden is studying the preventive and therapeutic effects of vitamin D on cancer treatment.

Artificial Antibodies Hold Promise for Fighting Cancer, Other Diseases

UConn researchers are developing artificial antibodies that will deliver drugs directly to cells.

Clinical Trials Favorable for Novel Breast Cancer Detection Device

A noninvasive device developed at UConn could reduce the number of breast biopsies.

Ten UConn Stem Cell Projects Receive State Funding

The funded projects range from seeking to better understand the cells, to developing new therapies.

New Biomarker Technique Could Provide Early Detection for Cancer

UConn researchers are developing techniques to detect the presence of cancer before symptoms appear.

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

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.

Navigating Patients Through Cancer Care

The Health Center's Pamela Nixon helps patients diagnosed with cancer find resources and support.