Month: April 2021

Highlights from UConn Health Journal


UConn Health Journal, a website ran by UConn Health publishing stories of significance for medical professionals and patients in their seasonal issues every year since Winter 2015. Recently, Dr. Yupeng Chen’s Nanomedicine lab’s research has been highlighted and featured on the first page of the Fiscal Year 2021 Spring entitled “Engineering Cartilage in Space” by Kim Krieger.

Other than our achievement, this issue covers a variety of topics ranging from how to cope in the year plagued by COVID-19 from face-to-face to screen-to-screen due to the pandemic (page 10). Other than that, the issue also features how the UConn Sleep Disorders Center honed in on the causes of sleep disorder by doing studies on the affliction (page 18). Other exciting news covered by the UConn Health Journal is the efforts put forth by UConn into providing COVID-19 Vaccines across UConn (page 3) as well as an innovative stroke damage treatment nearing human clinical trials (page 8) which could put an end to the long term damage caused by stroke.

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