Medical research highlights, April 2024

The UNMC College of Medicine received grant and funding awards totaling nearly $600,000 in February.

Apr 5, 2024

Anna Dunaevsky, PhD

Marcia Shade, PhD, and team win innovation award

The National Institute of Aging prize will help develop an app for patients to receive pain assessment and evaluation.

Apr 4, 2024

Marcia Shade, PhD

Research!America CEO urges UNMC to spread the importance of research

At the inaugural Bartee Lectureship, Mary Woolley said researchers and health professionals can make science and research personal for the public.

Apr 1, 2024

From left, UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, Mark Rupp, MD, with the Bartee Advocacy of Science Award, Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America, and Helen and Bob Bartee

Anesthesiology joins nationwide MPOG consortium

The collaboration opens new avenues for departments in research and quality improvement.

Mar 26, 2024

Kyle Ringenberg, MD, and Troy Wildes, MD

An inventive nature drives Dr. Nguyen

Thang Nguyen, PhD, has filed 70 New Invention Notifications during his UNMC career.

Mar 15, 2024

Thang Nguyen, PhD, used the MakERLab located in the emergency department to collaborate with colleagues to create a medication aerosolizing device that can be used with a plastic soda bottle. The device, called Project FreeAir, was developed with funding by the UNMC Eugene Kenney Memorial Fund and is available free to the public.

Administrator Beth Blackburn to retire from UNMC

Blackburn, the first administrator for the UNMC IACUC, is credited for her vast knowledge of research regulations.

Mar 13, 2024

Beth Blackburn

Update from the University of Nebraska (NU) System

From the Office of the President: Nebraska rises among world’s best for earning patents

Mar 11, 2024

Bartee Lectureship, Award showcase science advocacy

Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, will deliver the lecture; Mark Rupp, MD, will be honored at the March 26 event.

Mar 7, 2024

Bob Bartee, former UNMC vice chancellor for external relations

Grant workshop to offer advice on securing research funding

The event organized the Child Health Research Institute and UNMC Department of Pediatrics will be held March 22.

Mar 6, 2024

Research highlights, March 2024

The UNMC College of Medicine received grant and funding awards totaling more than $800,000 in January.

Mar 4, 2024

Danita Velasco, MD