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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 […]

The Nebraska Medical Center expands to 24/7 trauma care

by Taylor Wilson, The Nebraska Medical Center   The Nebraska Medical Center is expanding its trauma services, preparing to operate its trauma center 24 hours a day and seven days a week. “This is the right thing to do for everyone who lives here,” said P.J. Schenarts, M.D., professor of surgery in the UNMC College […]

The Nebraska Medical Center Named To List Of 100 Great Hospitals In America

Becker’s Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of “100 Great Hospitals in America,” a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. For the first time, The Nebraska Medical Center is on the list – a list that includes the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General and Cleveland Clinic, […]

181 Medical Center Physicians Recognized Among Best Doctors In America

A total of 181 physicians who practice at The Nebraska Medical Center have been recognized on this year’s list of Best Doctors in America®. The doctors include private practice physicians as well as full and part-time faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center who are also affiliated with UNMC Physicians, the UNMC faculty physician […]

A pioneer in brain imaging

by Elizabeth Kumru, UNMC public relations Tony Wilson, Ph.D., and MEG  For almost 14 years Tony Wilson, Ph.D., has been working with MEG — or magnetoencephalography. Since his doctoral training, using the first — and at that time the only — high-density MEG system in the world, Dr. Wilson has pioneered ways to use MEG-based […]

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