Victoria Cerino

Study explores potential long-acting HIV, Hepatitis-B treatment

The article, “Transformation of tenofovir into stable ProTide nanocrystals with long-acting pharmacokinetic profiles,” is published today in Nature Communications.

Sep 16, 2021

UNMC receives $20.3 million research grant, largest in its history

The grant is a renewal of a record $20 million National Institutes of Health grant received in 2016.

Sep 15, 2021

24th Omaha Women’s Health & Wellness Conference set for Oct. 8

The conference is free to the public via Zoom

Sep 10, 2021

UNMC enrollment at 4,387, sets record for 21st straight year

This represents an increase of 148 students, or 3.5% over last year’s record of 4,239.

Sep 8, 2021

UNMC team confirms COVID-19’s airborne transmission in leading scientific journal

UNMC’s findings on airborne transmission have passed scientific peer review and been accepted for publication by Nature’s Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology.

Aug 26, 2021

UNMC in Kearney to hold free sports physicals Sept. 11 for Special Olympics athletes

The health screenings allow athletes to be eligible to compete in 19 different sports that Special Olympics Nebraska offers year-round.

Aug 17, 2021

NU Board of Regents approve UNMC respiratory therapy program

New master’s program will address workforce needs

Aug 16, 2021

NIH grant to help migrant agricultural workers, families stay healthy

The team will work through the state of Nebraska Migrant Education Program to help migrant families in central Nebraska living primarily in Adams, Hall and Buffalo counties.

Aug 9, 2021

UNMC study sheds more light on COVID, lung disease

Using several UNMC bio-banks, researchers found that IL-33 was profoundly depleted – essentially absent – in the lungs of all eight COVID-19 patients who did not survive COVID-19. 

Jul 30, 2021

UNMC researchers discover new, potential target for pancreatic cancer

“The ability to ‘turn on’ SIRT5 in pancreatic cancer cells inhibits tumor growth. Developing drugs that do this is the next step and will help diminish tumors in patients with low SIRT5 expression in the tumors.”

Jul 28, 2021