UConn Health Researcher Establishing Research Mentorship Program for Underrepresented Students in STEM
Kimberly Dodge-Kafka is establishing a research program to mentor students from underrepresented communities. This work will help promote diversity in the biomedical sciences.
Killing Off Old Cells Might Mean Relief from Persistent Jaw Pain
'Senescent cells' resist the body's normal process of removing damaged cells
NAACP to Present Prestigious Spingarn Medal to UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin at 112th Annual Convention
Laurencin joins such previous Springarn recipients as Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, George Washington Carver, and more
Guidance to Treat Underdiagnosed Spine Problem Conceived at UConn Health
UConn surgeons and medical students establish a grading scale, named for Dr. Hilary Onyiuke, to help physicians manage Bertolotti syndrome, a frequently underrecognized debilitating spine condition.
Neag Foundation Gift Supports Transformative Research at UConn School of Medicine
UConn School of Medicine received a gift of $7 million from the Neag Foundation to fund high-risk/high-reward research
Beat the Heat
With the second heatwave of this summer underway, we caught up with Dr. Khalilah Hunter-Anderson of the Emergency Department at UConn John Dempsey Hospital for some advice to stay safe and prevent heat-related illnesses.
UConn PMF Facility Wins Grant for State-of-the-Art Equipment
The research will offer important insights into understanding human disease
UConn Liver Specialist Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Teach in Egypt
Dr. George Y. Wu, PhD, former director, Hepatology Section, Division of Gastroenterology-Hepatology, and Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to promote and teach liver disease studies and research in Egypt, beginning in fall 2021.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Surviving Head and Neck Cancer
Treatment of advanced head and neck cancer requires close collaborations between several health care services. The team at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a multidisciplinary approach that provides better outcomes.