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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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

National Strategic Research Institute reports impressive progress

by Melissa Lee, University of Nebraska Ken Bayles, Ph.D., is one of the UNMC researchers taking part in the National Strategic Research Institute collaboration. Ken Bayles, Ph.D., is one of the UNMC researchers taking part in the National Strategic Research Institute collaboration.  •New, more effective vaccines for anthrax and ricin. •Improved information systems that would […]

Dr. Oleynikov receives IDEA award

by Elizabeth Kumru, UNMC public relations Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D. Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D. UNMC’s Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D., and his collaborator Shane Farritor, Ph.D., of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the University of Nebraska’s Innovation, Development and Engagement (IDEA) Award Wednesday. Dr. Oleynikov, the Joseph and Richard Still Endowed Professor of Surgery, director of the Center for […]

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