Leading Alzheimer’s Disease Expert Named Chair of Neuroscience at UConn Med School
Dr. Riqiang Yan will join UConn School of Medicine as chair of the Department of Neuroscience this spring establishing the medical school’s first research laboratory dedicated to studying and discovering potentially new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of neurodegenerative disease.
In the ‘VAL’ - Learning the Virtual Way
In the not so distant past, medical and dental students would learn minimal amounts of radiology and medical imaging along with their gross anatomy experience with cadavers. But now UConn Health’s Virtual Anatomy Lab, better known as the “VAL,” greatly expands that experience.
Following in the Footsteps of Physicians for Human Rights
UConn School of Medicine students are launching the UConn Immigration Rights Initiative (UIRI) to aid individuals seeking asylum with access to medical and mental health evaluations to improve their chances of being granted safe haven in the U.S.