University of Nebraska Medical Center


Our Mission

  • Conduct visionary research which will transform knowledge and healthcare by fostering interdisciplinary programs.
  • Translate basic science discoveries into therapies by providing an optimized environment and infrastructure for early translation.
Rebekah L. Gundry, PhD, FHA

Research Leadership

Rebekah Gundry, PhD, Stokes-Shakelford professor and chair of the UNMC Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, was appointed to the role of director of the UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research in 2022. She is a scientist studying heart disease, one of the most common causes of death in Nebraska and worldwide.