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2009 Feature Stories

December 2009

December 29, 2009
Remembering Charles Huntington III

December 29, 2009
Exploring Ways to Eliminate One of America’s Biggest Cancer Killers

December 28, 2009
Hypertension Experts: Nighttime Blood Pressure an Important Predictor of Harm

December 22, 2009
New Mechanism Explains Some Brain Injuries

December 18, 2009
Two UConn Faculty Elected Fellows of AAAS

December 17, 2009
Event Explores the Aging of State, Nation

December 15, 2009
Grant Funds Research on Cancer Prevention in Dental Setting

December 14, 2009
Seeing Family for the Holidays? Scientists Discover How the Stress Might Kill You

December 11, 2009
Public Safety Overhaul Nearly Complete

December 11, 2009
Unique Art Exhibits on Display at LeWitt Gallery and Main Lobby

December 8, 2009
Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer – Does the Benefit Justify the Risk?

December 7, 2009
Don’t Be Fooled by Fancy Devices – Oral Exams Still the Best Option Video Icon

December 4, 2009
Getting the Word Out About Spina Bifida and Folic Acid

December 3, 2009
Dental Specialists Studying Bone Health and Dental Implants

December 2, 2009
Medical Students Share Stories from Lea’s Foundation Cross-country Bike Trek

December 1, 2009
Factors from Common Human Bacteria May Trigger Multiple Sclerosis

December 1, 2009
Small School BIG Accomplishments

November 2009

November 30, 2009
Researchers Discover Biological Basis of 'Bacterial Immune System'

November 25, 2009
Helping Those in Need of Shoes, Foot Care

November 24, 2009
Auxiliary Reports Another Happy Holiday Bazaar

November 23, 2009
Focusing on New Options

November 23, 2009
Thanksgiving – Don’t Just Talk Turkey Video Icon

November 20, 2009
Gift Supports Vision in Arts and Medicine

November 19, 2009
Health Center Faculty Vote to Unionize in Tight Election

November 18, 2009
Know Better Place Leading Effort to Clear the Air

November 18, 2009
Memories Can Last a Lifetime

November 17, 2009
Family Centered Care on Display

November 16, 2009
Research by Health Center Scientist Leads to Better Understanding of How Ticks Transmit Lyme Disease to Humans

November 13, 2009
Health Center Recognized for Quality Improvements in Several Areas

November 13, 2009
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Commonly Misdiagnosed Because Symptoms Mimic the Flu – Important to Have CO Detector in Home Video Icon

November 9, 2009
Parkinson's Patient Can Rest Easy After Deep Brain Stimulation

November 9, 2009
Local Organization Awards Grants to Breast Cancer Researchers

November 5, 2009
Diabetes Myths and Misconceptions Still Exist

November 5, 2009
Laurencin Offers Glimpse into Promising Future

November 3, 2009
Flu Update - New Visitor Restrictions Implemented at Health Center Due to H1N1 Concerns

November 2, 2009
Federal Stimulus Funds Spur UConn Science and Research Projects

November 2, 2009
Auxiliary Carrying Out Good Deeds with Tongue Depressors

October 2009

October 30, 2009
Geneticist Bruce Mayer Awarded Competitive NIH Challenge Grant

October 29, 2009
Dental School Students Organize General Dentistry Interest Group

October 28, 2009
Rizzotti Shares Insight at Girls’ Sports Injury Prevention Program

October 27, 2009
Health Center Researchers Find Occupational Illnesses in Connecticut Remain Stable but Still Higher than National Average

October 27, 2009
Medical Students Join Gold Humanism Honor Society

October 22, 2009
It’s Time to Celebrate

October 21, 2009
Pink Is the Color of the Month at University Dentists

October 20, 2009
Find Out How You Can Get a Free Flu Shot

October 19, 2009
Pamela Nixon Navigates Patients Through Cancer Care Video Icon

October 16, 2009
First Phase of State's Artificial Turf Study Completed by Health Center Researchers

October 14, 2009
Researchers Studying How Genetic Disorder Develops – In a Petri Dish

October 14, 2009
Breast Cancer and Beyond – A Conversation with the Experts Radio Icon

October 13, 2009
Vitamin D Low, Blood Pressure High? Video Icon

October 9, 2009
Keeping Young Female Athletes in the Game Video Icon

October 8, 2009
The Science of Red Wine and Dark Chocolate

October 8, 2009
Stem Cells Which "Fool Immune System" May Provide Vaccination for Cancer

October 6, 2009
Health Center Launches Research Consortium with Eye on Crucial Grant

October 2, 2009
Understanding a Woman’s Heart

October 1, 2009
Health Center Is Thinking Pink

September 2009

September 30, 2009
Jazzing It Up for Breast Cancer

September 29, 2009
UConn Announces $600 Million Capital Campaign; $155-Million Goal for Health Center

September 29, 2009
Dental Researchers Study Potential Treatment for Common Chemotherapy Side Effect

September 28, 2009
NICU Nurses Volunteer Their Time and Expertise to NICU Nurses in India

September 24, 2009
The Vote Is In! UConn Health Center Doctors Are the Best

September 24, 2009
Loew Awarded Multi-Million Dollar NIH Grant Aimed at Encouraging Transformative Research

September 23, 2009
Discovery Series Returns with a Laugh

September 22, 2009
Health Center Researchers Find Combination Gene Therapy Effective in Healing Hearts

September 21, 2009
New Board Chairman Calls for Pursuit of Excellence

September 21, 2009
UConn’s ‘Next Top Doc’ Interviewed by NBC’s Top Doc Radio Icon

September 16, 2009
JAMA Study: Improvements in Alternative to Surgery or Radiation to Treat Prostate Cancer Radio Icon

September 16, 2009
Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center Leading Regional Research Network

September 11, 2009
Department of Dermatology Highlights Fundraising Efforts, Potential

September 11, 2009
School of Dental Medicine Launches New Alumni Association

September 11, 2009
A New Study Aimed at Helping Asthma Sufferers Breathe Easier

September 10, 2009
Health Officials Are Bracing for an Especially Difficult Flu Season This Year Video  Icon

September 8, 2009
Mentoring, Mother's Professional Influence Leads to a Lifetime of Success for Laurencin

September 8, 2009
Enhance Your Well-Being Through Know Better Place

September 4, 2009
Remembering Dr. Richard Garibaldi

September 4, 2009
Hartford Medical Society Re-opens Historical Library at Health Center

September 3, 2009
South Park Inn 5k Road Race Saturday September 12; Includes Free Skin Cancer Screenings

September 1, 2009
Programs for Health Care’s Underrepresented Prepare Students for Dental, Medical School

August 2009

August 31, 2009
New Insights into Limb Formation

August 31, 2009
Illumina Genome Analyzer – Taking Genomic Research to the Next Level

August 27, 2009
Soy Doesn’t Impact Bone Density

August 26, 2009
No Pain – No Gain: Weight Loss Study Rewards Those Who Lose

August 26, 2009
Coast to Coast Cyclists Reschedule Last Leg of Fundraising Ride

August 26, 2009
Aging Skin – Did You Know?

August 25, 2009
Health Center Researcher Awarded Multimillion Dollar Defense Department Grant

August 24, 2009
Future Doctors Attend White Coat Ceremony

August 21, 2009
Han Lab Research Published in Science Signaling Radio Icon

August 21, 2009
Med Student Is ‘Next Top Doc’ Radio Icon

August 18, 2009
Hot Dog Lunch Celebrates Summer

August 18, 2009
First of New Radiology Tools Up and Running at Health Center

August 14, 2009
Stem Cells – Boosting the Chances of a Breakthrough in Bone Repair

August 14, 2009
Ugandan Health Clinic Thriving Thanks to UConn Medical School Volunteers

June 2009

June 8, 2009
Health Center Researcher Receives Grant to Study Parasites

May 2009

May 21, 2009
Health Center Faculty Honoree a Champion of Primary Care

April 2009

April 27, 2009
Physician Recalls Early Days of Pediatric Residency Program

April 20, 2009
Medical Students Learn from SimMan, a Patient Simulator

April 20, 2009
Study to Look at Effects of Smoking on High Blood Pressure

March 2009

March 23, 2009
Exploring the Link Between Gum Infections and Kidney Disease

March 16, 2009
Study Examines Impact of Exercise on Older Women Who Smoke

March 2, 2009
Health Center Offers Help to Children with Sleep Disorders

February 2009

February 17, 2009
Biomaterials Engineer Receives State Award for Innovation

February 9, 2009
CASE Endorses Hospital Proposal in Report to General Assembly

January 2009

January 26, 2009
Health Center Program Uses Holistic Approach to Ease Pain