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The Nebraska Biobank (NBB) is a pipeline resource to provide rapid access to human biological samples for clinical and translational pilot studies.  The NBB works in concert with the UNMC Biomedical Informatics Navigator, the Electronic Health Record Data Access Core, the NBB Scientific Review Committee to provide whole blood genomic, serum, and plasma samples to NU System faculty members.

Nebraska Biobank Staff

Brittany Adams, BS, MS, email  phone: 402-559-5086
Gary Dobesh, BS,  email  phone:  402-559-5086
Tess Kuenstling, PhD, MBA, PMP Director Research Resources, email  phone: 402-559-6162

Biomedical Informatics Navigator

Yuning Zhang, PhD, email  phone: 402-836-9771

Electronic Health Record Data Access Core

Neeharica Kodali, MS, email  phone: 402-559-3872
Purnima Guda, PhD, Director EHR Data Access Core, email  phone: 402-559-3845

NBB Scientific Review Committee

Jennifer Larsen, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research
Christopher Kratochvil, MD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Ted Mikuls, MD, Professor Internal Medicine Rheumatology
Matthew Lunning, DO, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Oncology/Hematology, Medical Director Center for Clinical and Translational Research