Spring 2016

The PulseUConn Health News

Dr. Cato Laurencin

Honors Pour in for Leading UConn Surgeon-Scientist

After announcing a major research project, Dr. Cato T. Laurencin learned he would receive such honors as a National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Regenerative Engineering
Microscopic view of a histology specimen of melanoma on human skin tissue

Melanoma Patients Benefit from New Immunotherapy Drug

UConn physicians are successfully boosting the immune systems of advanced melanoma patients with a new drug called Keytruda.

Cancer
iphone with sickle cell testing app and equipment overlayed with an icon

Lab Notes – Spring 2016

What can scientists learn from dirty diapers? Can sickle cell disease be diagnosed using your smartphone? What causes inherited bone diseases? Learn what UConn researchers have published lately.

Research
Black and white photo of Dr. Naomi Rothfield early in her career

Dr. Naomi Rothfield: A Half-Century of Progress at UConn Health

UConn Health Journal honors a health pioneer as she retires after nearly 50 years at UConn.

Rheumatology

UConn ExaminesCurrent Topics

UConn Health University Tower

How Should Medical Providers Prepare for Value-Based Care?

UConn Health CEO Dr. Andrew Agwunobi answers our questions.