University of Connecticut

Medical research

Repairing nerves requires prods of protein

When there's damage in the body, our cells call for help. UConn brain researchers just found a new way cells do this—like in the old AT&T ad campaign, they reach out and touch someone.


One step closer to efficient cannabis production

As nurseries and garden centers fill up with spring landscaping plants, home gardeners owe a lot to a technique called micropropagation, which has proven beneficial to many plants—perhaps soon to include cannabis, thanks ...

Medical research

Innovative therapeutic program helps those living with PTSD

Millions of people live with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition that develops in the aftermath of traumatic events. People with PTSD have difficulty in many aspects of their daily lives due to ...

Biomedical technology

Researcher makes advances in tissue engineering

Every time you walk, run, or pick up a cup of coffee, your joints are at work. For millions of people with osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, these simple movements are incredibly painful.

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