In a report to be published in the journal Experimental Neurology on Feb 1, 2017, researchers in the Department of Neuroscience have determined that cells from patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have an inherent defect in their ability to promote myelin – the brain tissue damaged in this disease.
Do you often have problems hearing yet your doctor says your hearing tests check out just fine? Thanks to research done at the UConn School of Medicine, there is now a proven technique to identify “hidden” hearing loss that likely goes undetected with traditional audiograms. Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a […]
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S., and UConn scientists are working toward a way to enable earlier detection of a condition that leads to it. Led by Royce Mohan, associate professor of neuroscience at UConn Health, a team of researchers is developing a fluorescent small molecule imaging reagent to […]