Spring 2019

The Pulse

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Research doesn’t stop once we report it. Read updates on past UConn Health Journal stories.

Research Notes
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School of Medicine Reaccredited

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine medical education program has been accredited for another eight-year term.

UConn Health News
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Old Drug, New Hope for Pediatric Brain Cancer

Some drugs for heart disease might also work against the most common type of childhood brain cancer.

Research Stories
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UConn Med Students First to Learn With New Handheld Ultrasound

Students at the UConn School of Medicine are the first in the nation to use Butterfly iQ as part of their curriculum.

UConn Health News
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New Program Promises Speedy Evaluation for Cranial Nerve and Brainstem Disorders

Led by Dr. Ketan Bulsara and Dr. Daniel Roberts, the program brings together specialists from nearly a dozen departments.

Clinical Innovations
MRI service manager Elisa Medeiros prepares a patient for functional MRI testing at the Brain Imaging Research Center in Storrs.

MRIs Now Offered on UConn Storrs Campus

A collaboration between UConn doctors and researchers means patients in eastern Connecticut no longer have to travel far for MRI scans.

Clinical Innovations
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Lab Notes – Spring 2019

The latest UConn research breakthroughs include steps toward understanding herpesvirus reproduction and the impact of a ‘stealth condition,’ as well as new tools to treat apathy and tuberculosis.

Research Notes
The Power of Possible
Cloe Poisson, Copyright © 2019. Hartford Courant. Used with permission.

Forming Alliances to Build a Better Care Model

New UConn dental dean Dr. Sharon Gordon envisions a greater role for dental medicine in health care delivery.

UConn Examines
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Treating Traumatized Immigrant Children

Q&A with Julian Ford, Ph.D., Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice

Photographers: Frank Barton, Tiffany Laufer for JAX, Peter Morenus, Kristin Wallace Lead Science/Health Writer: Kim Krieger Contributing Writers: Chris DeFrancesco, Stacey Mancarella, Delker Vardilos

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