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 the first Wednesday of the month. Registration fee is $30. Call 800-535-6232 for more information. Free Women’s Cancer Support Group Thursday, January 6, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., UConn Health Center, Onyiuke Dining Room The Women’s Cancer Support Group is open to women newly diagnosed with […]
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.
Breast Cancer Prevention Study Launched for Women with Increased Risk
Many women worry about their risk of breast cancer and wonder what they can do to lower their risk. For women with known risk factors for breast cancer, the anxiety is even more intense.