Graveley Named Chair of Genetics and Genome Sciences
Professor Brenton Graveley has accepted the position of chair of the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences in the School of Medicine. Since he came to UConn in 1999, Brent has enjoyed a distinguished career and has attained international recognition for his work on RNA biology.
Chris Morosky Receives Volunteer of the Year Award
Congratulations to Dr. Chris Morosky
, UConn Health OB/GYN, for receiving the March of Dimes 2017 Volunteer of the Year award at the Connecticut Hospital Association conference. Chris was honored for being an advocate and leader for March of Dimes initiatives such as safely reducing early elective deliveries, advancing health equity, and promoting optimal birth spacing and pre/interconception health. He has served as the chair of our Maternal and Child Health Committee as well as the Connecticut-Western Massachusetts Executive Board of Directors for more than three years and also serves as the co-chair of the Connecticut Perinatal Quality Collaborative.
Follow the Science Wherever It Leads
Five UConn Health researchers have won a new type of NIH grant designed to foster innovation and risk-taking in basic medical research. “The competition for this award is intense,” says medical school dean Dr. Bruce Liang. Find out who won the awards and why.”