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    Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, is Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering, the Van Dusen Endowed Chair in Academic Medicine and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Archive: October, 2011

CICATS Mini-Retreat on Nov 1 and 2

Given the context of recent biomedical science developments in the region and nationally, we would like to invite all CICATS members to an information and planning mini-retreat to explore the future of CICATS and biomedical research at the University and its partner institutions. The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) was established in [...]

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Legislature approves Jackson Lab Personalized Medicine Institute

After hours of debate, the Connecticut General Assembly passed the Jackson Laboratory project Wednesday evening paving the way for the $1 billion dollar personalized medicine project on the Health Center campus in Farmington. The Senate passed the bill 21 to 14 and the House of Representatives by a vote of 101 to 41 at 10:30 [...]

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Creating Stem Cells to Repair Joint Cartilage

Dr. Caroline Dealy, associate professor, discusses her research developing stem cell therapies for joint cartilage repair at the UConn Health Center and the future commercialization of the research as part of this UConn Today video. The work is just one example of the clinical and translational research being conducted at the University and its partner [...]

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