Skip to Navigation
Skip to UConn Search
Skip to Content
As a health care setting, UConn Health still requires face masks and physically distancing inside our facilities. Get the latest on visitor guidelines, COVID-19 vaccines, and safety measures we have in place.
Joe Ryan received the 2016 Lepow Award at the Graduate Student Research Day on June 10, 2016. This award, established in 1986 in honor of Dr. Irwin H. Lepow, a well-known faculty member, researcher and founding father of UConn Health, is given to the outstanding fourth-year student in the Biomedical Science Ph.D. Program. Joe is an M.D./Ph.D. student in the Department of Immunology under the mentorship of Dr. Adam Adler and Dr. Anthony Vella.
Dr. Robert Clark, Professor in the Department of Immunology, was selected as the 2016 co-recipient of the Osborn Biomedical Science Graduate Teaching Award. The intention of this award is to recognize a UConn Health graduate school faculty member for his or her commitment to providing the best education in the classroom and training in the laboratory.
In partnership with the School of Medicine and the School of Dental Medicine, the Office of the Vice President for Research awarded six Research Excellence Program (REP) Convergence Grants. Dr. Andrei Medvedev received one of those awards for his project entitled, “Pharmacological Inhibition of Mal as a Therapeutic Approach in Lupus.” Dr. Santhanam Lakshminarayanan from the Department of Rheumatology serves as collaborator.
The Laura Haynes lab has published three first author papers related to how aging impacts the immune response to influenza infection. Erica Lorenzo’s publication appears in Oncotarget, April Masters’ publication appears in Scientific Reports, Dr. Jenna Bartley’s publication appears in Aging.