Through a series of strategic partnerships and investments, philanthropy and life-changing breakthroughs, UConn has strengthened its position as the Northeast’s leading public research university in 2022.
Many of the achievements of UConn Research over the calendar year 2022 Annual ReportThe retrospective captures visits by national and state leaders across all sectors of government, industry and environmental protection.
Additionally, the report explores new partnerships with UConn Research that promise continued progress towards clean energy innovation and climate change mitigation. Such initiatives include: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Established with Mirai Kiko Venture Studio.
during milestone presidential visit and faculty income once-in-a-lifetime honor Many of the biggest research achievements of 2022 were those that received little attention or contributed to issues of national importance. Below are his 10 of the most notable, intriguing or unique UConn discoveries and breakthroughs of 2022 for Research Enterprise.
1. face despair – Gun violence continues to plague the United States, and 2022 will bring even more tragedy and suffering. In this article, we discuss the expertise and tools UConn researchers offer to reduce gun violence incidents and work with stakeholders to make meaningful change.
2. Dangerous counterfeit medicines put millions at risk, says new study – As millions of Americans continue to battle opioid addiction, counterfeit drug rings profit from marketing counterfeit products and risking lives in the process. Michael White is Chronicle of drug therapy.
3. Professor Cato Laurencin Presents Groundbreaking Report on Rotator Cuff Regeneration Treatment – Dr. Cato T. Laurencin’s pioneering research in the field of regenerative engineering has created new ways to promote muscle growth from injuries that affect millions of people each year.
Four. School of Social Work Researchers Explores New Models for Sponsoring Refugees – With refugee crises occurring around the world, a team of researchers from the School of Social Work published an article examining the history and impact of different ways of sponsoring refugees in the United States
Five. Light Up: Using Firefly Genes to Understand Cannabis Biology: UConn is the state leader in cannabis research because Connecticut establishes and sets the parameters for the industry.
for lawful use. Yi Ma and Gerry Berkowitz of the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Sciences are using their understanding of firefly genes to help farmers better control THC and CBD levels in their crops.
6. UConn Offers Japan’s First Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Master’s Program – Brain surgery requires the highest skill and concentration. The presence of an expert neuromonitor is also very helpful.UConn is the first university in the country to offer a graduate degree program in intraoperative neuromonitoring.
7. science of recreation – Education Professor Ido Davidesco believes that planned concentration breaks may help students learn difficult subjects like biology. Presented UConn’s first-ever NSF CAREER Award to the Neag School of Education.
8. UConn Researchers Investigate Role of Black Female Principals in Schools – At the height of the pandemic and growing awareness of racial inequality in the United States, Black principals have held tight to the communities they serve. These are the findings and conclusions of three Neag researchers who studied how
9. Grant Boosts Solar Energy, Storm Preparedness Efforts – The Eversource Energy Center in the Innovation Partnership Building has enhanced its ability to restore power in the face of severe weather. Now, through a new federal grant, the center is developing innovative technologies to advance community readiness.
10. Nearly $3 million awarded for sickle cell disease research at UConn Health – Over 3.5 million people suffer from sickle cell disease. It is a debilitating and painful condition that disproportionately affects African Americans and Hispanics. Dr. Marja Hurley leads efforts to understand disease and develop treatments to improve the lives of those who suffer.
11. UConn researchers invent low-volume biomarker detection platform for early diagnosis – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Yu Lei’s invention can perform sensitive readouts of biomarkers that enable early detection of various diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
12. Investigation: Being a fan is absolutely the rule at the Gumpel Pavilion (and elsewhere) – Nothing beats watching a Husky match live with thousands of your closest friends. I have data to back it up.