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(left to right) Jim Calhoun, Dr. Peter Deckers and UConn Foundation board chairman Mark Shenkman.

Jim and Pat Calhoun Receive UConn Foundation Philanthropy Award

The award honors the Calhouns’ humanitarian and philanthropic efforts on behalf of UConn.

Dr. Peter Deckers (left) presents Robert Norris with the Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award on November 8, 2011. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Center Photo)

Expo 2011 – Celebrating the UConn Health Center

During the event, Bob Norris was awarded the third annual Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award.

Photo of nine month baby crying

Kids’ Temper Tantrums Encompass a Range of Emotions

A UConn psychology professor is analyzing recordings of toddlers’ tantrums to better understand how kids manage their emotions and what parents can do about it.

Health Center Family Loses a Founding Father

The UConn Health Center is mourning the passing of Dr. James F. O’Rourke, professor emeritus of immunology, and one of the founders of the Health Center’s vision research program.

New Prenatal Screening Test is Easier – But Raises Ethical Issues

Health Center professor and international expert Peter Benn recommends caution in new Down syndrome test.

Health Center Shuttle Bus Service Modified

Two routes have been combined, now served by a single bus, and hours of operation have been reduced slightly.

The cover of the graphic novel Think Twice used in researcher Lisa Eaton's HIV prevention intervention.

HIV Prevention Research Targets Critical Population

A new CHIP researcher has won a five-year NIMH grant to conduct a large-scale randomized clinical trial of an HIV prevention intervention she successfully piloted in Atlanta.

Silhouette of a doctor

Music and Medicine

UConn medical resident, Dr. Runjhun Misra, says doctors and orchestra conductors share many similarities.

Research compliance monitor Gustavo Fernandez (right) accepts the Best Compliance Practices Award for Monitoring Financial Conflict of Interest in Research on behalf of the UConn Health Center from Dr. Mark Pastin of the Health Ethics Trust on October 25, 2011. (provided by Health Ethics Trust for UConn Health Center)

UConn Honored for Best Compliance Practices

UConn was recognized for “Governance, Oversight and Self-Assessment,” and the Health Center for “Monitoring Financial Conflict of Interest in Research.”

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin (right) welcomes Dr. Gualberto Ruaño, invited from Hartford Hospital to give the keynote address on personalized medicine at the CICATS mini-retreat.

Mini-Retreat Looks Toward CICATS’ Future

The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science brings regional research partners together, with personalized medicine among the points of focus.