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Glenn Lookadoo

May 31, 2024

New generative AI events at UNMC start this summer

Belinda Boelter | McGoogan Health Science Library

May 29, 2024

Dr. Lowe named inaugural Anne M. Hubbard Chair

Tristen Menichetti | UNMC College of Public Health

May 28, 2024

Task force report outlines future for AI use at UNMC

Jeff Robb | UNMC Strategic Communications

May 23, 2024

Hytens visit UNMC for tour with leadership

John Keenan | UNMC Strategic Communications

June Spotlight: Special Pathogen Research Network

Special Pathogen Research Network (SPRN) is a network of U.S. institutions with high-level clinical isolations units that are committed to the development and maintenance of rapid response clinical research infrastructure. The GCHS leads the SPRN with the network Director at UNMC and with core network central IRB infrastructure being housed at UNMC. The network has been leveraged and funded by federal agencies such as NIH and BARDA as well as industry to rapidly implement special pathogens clinical trials and expand access investigational new drug protocols. The network receives longitudinal extramural funding through the National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education.

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Explore our Events page to learn more about GCHS and GCHS-related upcoming and past events.

Events & Higlights

Discover Our Training, Simulation & Quarantine Center

Our state-of-the-art facilities include the 20-bed National Quarantine Unit, the nation's only federal quarantine unit, and a six-bed simulated biocontainment unit for advanced experiential training – the National Biocontainment Training Center. This high-fidelity simulation center includes a mock lab and autoclave.

Project NExT: Transforming Care, Training and Education Response

Project NExT is a transformational public-private partnership to create a federal, all-hazard health security disaster response space that is adaptable and leverages the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine’s experience and global leadership in infectious diseases and biopreparedness.


International Engagement

The GCHS serves as an international resource and continues to lead the way in readiness training all over the world.