Innovation Week 2011 – Dr. Vennerstrom — a UNMC hero

Here’s a recent quote from a prominent campus researcher: “I get a lot of praise within our department about the work our group does, but then I think of Jonathan Vennerstrom and how he quietly does amazing, life-saving work and it really puts things into perspective.”

Oct 14, 2011

Montgomery named editorial grants specialist

Melody Montgomery — who has worked in labs as a researcher and also a technical writer — has been named UNMC’s new editorial grants specialist.

Oct 13, 2011

UNMC in China – Joint research symposium broadens collaboration

BEIJING — The fight against cancer is a global effort. To that end, a group of UNMC scientists were in China this week for the 2011 Annual Symposium of the China-U.S. Research Center for Life Sciences on Cancer and Stem Cells.

Oct 13, 2011

Innovation Week 2011 – Awards ceremony today

Innovation Week continues today as the UNMC Research Innovation Awards Ceremony & Reception will be held in the Durham Research Center Auditorium at 4 p.m.

Oct 13, 2011

Homing in on pancreatic cancer

With the recent deaths of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobel Prize winner Ralph Steinman, M.D., pancreatic cancer is once again on the public’s radar screen. UNMC researchers recently secured a large grant to help their efforts to tackle this killer.

Oct 12, 2011

Innovation Week 2011 — UNeMed helps Drs. Kabanov and Gaymalov with startup

In the next year, UNeMed Corp., plans to help launch several new startup companies that have sprung from UNMC research. Among those is Neuronano 10 to Minus 9, which will be led by Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., D.Sc., and Zagit Gaymalov, Ph.D.

Oct 11, 2011

Speaking about science the focus of annual postdoc seminar

Scott Morgan, director of the Morgan Group — a communication consultancy in Washington — will discuss the core elements of good scientific presentations during Thursday’s Annual Postdoctoral Seminar and Forum.

Oct 11, 2011

Innovation Week 2011 — Day 1 activities

Don’t forget to head over to the Durham Research Center atrium this morning between 9 and 11 a.m. to meet with UNeMed staff at the Innovation Week Kickoff Event.

Oct 10, 2011

UNMC researchers to study role of tumor microenvironment in pancreatic cancer

Hope to develop better therapeutics by learning more about pancreatic cancer cells

Oct 10, 2011

Innovation Week 2011 – schedule of events

Attend a “Science on Tap,” win an iPad2 and more during Innovation Week.

Oct 7, 2011