Kinesiology

CAHNR in the news

The Daily Campus featured Lindsay DiStefano, associate professor and Head of Kinesiology, and her family’s search for bone marrow transplant donors for her two sons, who both have a rare immunodeficiency disease. The DiStefano family has partnered with Be The Match, a foundation able to connect directly with the bone marrow registry and advocates for those […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Associate Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science and Thanh Duc Nguyen, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering, received a $432,990 contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a single-use, self-administered microneedle vaccine technology for infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Szczepanek […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced the Korey Stringer Institute has launched a new initiative to help provide important medical care via athletic training services to secondary school student athletes. Dean Indrajeet Chaubey was a guest on WILI‘s “Wake Up with Wayne” morning show. He spoke about the College and its recent $10 million poultry research grant. The Korey […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Assistant Professor Young Tang and Professor Antonio Garmendia identified compounds that can effectively block the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus from infecting pig cells. The discovery offers a promising pathway to an alternative treatment of the most economically damaging virus for global pork production. The virus, which is highly contagious […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today and WFSB reported on a news conference that announced a $10 million competitive award from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to a project led by Kumar Venkitanarayanan, CAHNR Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education and Professor of Animal Science. The project is aimed at developing an integrated and sustainable […]