Author: Kevin Noonan

Virtual Conference Brings Together Global Experts to Tackle COVID-19 “Infodemic”

Health behavior experts come together to put forth an agenda that uses social media to solve public health problems The COVID-19 pandemic that seized the world last year created an unprecedented global health crisis. The pandemic was accompanied by an “infodemic” in which misinformation about the virus and, more recently, COVID-19 vaccines, have run rampant […]

Non-Degree Cannabis Courses Open Doors to Growing Industry

New classes make cannabis education more accessible for UConn students and the general public UConn made waves in 2019 when it announced it would begin offering the nation’s first university class on the fundamentals of cannabis horticulture. The state’s flagship university is now expanding its educational opportunities for students and the general public with online […]

UConn Researcher Develops Successful Zika Virus Vaccine in Preclinical Studies

Paulo Verardi recently published promising results on a Zika virus vaccine. Conn researcher Paulo Verardi, associate professor of pathobiology and veterinary science in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, has demonstrated the success of a vaccine against Zika virus and recently published his findings in Scientific Reports, a Nature Research publication. He has […]