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Neck manipulation may be associated with strokes

August 11, 2014 Pierre Fayad, M.D. Pierre Fayad, M.D. Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. Pierre Fayad, M.D., professor in the UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences […]

A decade of success

by John Keenan, UNMC public relations Jialin Zheng, M.D., speaks at a gathering of Asia Pacific Rim Development Program colleagues during a recent visit to China by UNMC faculty and leadership. For Jialin Zheng, M.D., it’s all about friendships. This week, Dr. Zheng will see the Asia Pacific Rim Development Program, the institutional collaboration he […]

Book examines cutting-edge robotic surgery

by John Keenan, UNMC public relations From left, Nathan Bills, Ph.D., and Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D., have edited “Robotic Surgery for the General Surgeon.” It’s official — Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D., wrote the book on robotic surgery. Dr. Oleynikov and his Center for Advanced Surgery Technology colleague, Nathan Bills, Ph.D., edited and contributed chapters to “Robotic Surgery […]

College ranked in Top 10 for family medicine

by Vicky Cerino, UNMC public relations Shelley Baldwin, administrator in the UNMC Department of Family Medicine, accepts the award on behalf of the department from AAFP President Reid Blackwelder, M.D. Shelley Baldwin, administrator in the UNMC Department of Family Medicine, accepts the award on behalf of the department from AAFP President Reid Blackwelder, M.D. The […]

Facility offers state-of-the-art clean space

by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations The 20,000-square-foot Biologics Production Facility opened in 2010. The 20,000-square-foot Biologics Production Facility opened in 2010. The nondescript brick building on the corner of 42nd and Emile streets is a “clean building,” and it has numerous features and checks and balances in order to make and keep it that […]

Dr. Romberger named interim chair of internal medicine

by Tom O’Connor, UNMC public relations Debra Romberger, M.D. Debra Romberger, M.D. A veteran faculty member of 24 years, Debra Romberger, M.D., has been selected as interim chair of the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine. The appointment, effective July 1, was announced Friday by Bradley Britigan, M.D., dean of the College of Medicine. “Dr. Romberger […]

James Armitage, M.D., receives national recognition

Sandra Swain, M.D., past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), at right, presents James Armitage, M.D., with the Special Achievement Award. (Photo courtesy of ASCO.) Sandra Swain, M.D., past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), at right, presents James Armitage, M.D., with the Special Achievement Award. (Photo courtesy of […]

Intercampus effort may impact cancer treatment

by Charlie Litton, UNeMed Surinder Batra, Ph.D., professor and chairman of UNMC’s Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Surinder Batra, Ph.D., professor and chairman of UNMC’s Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology A $250,000 grant from the Nebraska Research Initiative will use complex computer simulations to identify top drug candidates that could lead to the […]

ASCO Today: Science and Society

The ASCO Post is pleased to present this special video series of interviews by and with leaders in oncology as recorded live at ASCO’s 50th Annual Meeting in Chicago. Click on the thumbnail to view the entire interview. Here, James O. Armitage, MD, Editor-in-Chief, The ASCO Post, and Professor of Medicine at the University of […]

‘Space flight’ has UNMC’s Simorov walking on air

by Vicky Cerino, UNMC public relations Anton Simorov, M.D., gives a thumbs up in a weightless state. Anton Simorov, M.D., gives a thumbs up in a weightless state. UNMC made history last week when a UNMC surgery fellow and three University of Nebraska-Lincoln students dressed in flight suits boarded a 727 jet modified for zero-gravity […]

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