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Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

UNMC’s 2023 reflects another year of growth

Take a look back at some of the highlights from UNMC’s expansive work in 2023.

Jan 8, 2024

Clockwise from top left, UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and Mayor Jean Stothert led the groundbreaking for the CORE Building, UNMC welcomed the NU Board of Regents to campus in October, med center leadership cut the ribbon on the Community Wellness Collaborative in the Highlander neighborhood, and UNMC students chose the Labs as UNMC's official mascot.

A lifelong mission and a love of science

As new director, Joann Sweasy, PhD, aims to see the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center benefit all Nebraskans.

Jan 2, 2024

Joann Sweasy, PhD

Chancellor welcomed Dr. Sweasy at Thursday’s forum

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, spoke with Joann Sweasy, PhD, new director of Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, during event.

Dec 11, 2023

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and Joann Sweasy, PhD

Reminder: Chancellor’s all-campus forum is today

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, will be joined by Joann Sweasy, PhD, director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Dec 7, 2023

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and Joann Sweasy, PhD, director of the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases and the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

New faculty spotlight: Michelle Mulder, MD

Dr. Mulder is an assistant professor in the UNMC Division of Surgical Oncology.

Dec 6, 2023

Michelle Mulder, MD

Gold U winner Hansen supports cancer research and patients

Clinical research associate Erica Hansen says her team shares ‘a common goal of wanting to help our patients.’

Dec 1, 2023

Erica Hansen

Chancellor’s all-campus forum set for Dec. 7

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, will be joined by Joann Sweasy, PhD, director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Nov 30, 2023

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and Joann Sweasy, PhD, director of the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases and the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Pancreatic cancer: Early detection is key

Now five years cancer-free, Kim Bate received inspiration, hope and extraordinary care at Nebraska Medicine.

Nov 30, 2023

Kim Bate

Nebraska landmarks go purple for pancreatic cancer awareness

Nebraskans saw some of the state’s most visible landmarks turn purple this month.

Nov 27, 2023

The Dr. Edwin G. & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

‘Heart to Heart’ continues discussion with Dr. Hingorani

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, talks with Sunil Hingorani, MD, PhD, about the progress and challenges in treating pancreatic cancer.

Nov 15, 2023

Sunil Hingorani, MD, PhD, director of the Center of Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, and UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD