UNMC researchers studying secrets behind cute, cuddly therapy seal

Pediatric patients certainly take to the robotic therapy seals Paro, Pickles and Pepe Le Pew. So the question is: How so?

Feb 21, 2024

Breanna Hetland, PhD, and her daughters, Layla, 5, and Tully, 19 months, enjoy Paro, the robotic therapy seal in their home.

UNMC Parkinson’s research leads to licensing partnership

UNeMed licensed a UNMC-developed monotherapy to Coya Therapeutics for further development in multiple inflammatory diseases.

Feb 20, 2024

Howard Gendelman, MD, and Lee Mosley, PhD

Grant opportunities available through CHRI

Applications will be accepted through April 15.

Feb 15, 2024

Medical research highlights, February 2024

The college received grant and funding awards totaling nearly $3.9 million in December.

Feb 13, 2024

Hanjun Wang, MD

Dr. Podany named director of mentored scholars program

Anthony Podany, PharmD, PhD, aims to grow UNMC research and the research community through the CTR-MSP.

Feb 13, 2024

Anthony Podany, PharmD, PhD

Mark Bowen’s distinguished service expanded UNMC’s impact

A retirement reception for Bowen, who served as UNMC’s director of government relations since 2007, is this afternoon in the Truhlsen Events Center.

Feb 12, 2024

Mark Bowen

Windy Alonso, PhD, featured on ‘Heart to Heart’ podcast for Heart Month

The latest episode of ‘Health Care Heart to Heart’ with UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, now is streaming.

Feb 8, 2024

Windy Alonso, PhD, assistant professor in the UNMC College of Nursing, and UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD

Jennifer Blackford, PhD, promoted to fellow in ACNP

Dr. Blackford’s promotion recognizes her important scientific contributions.

Feb 8, 2024

Jennifer Blackford, PhD, director of research at the Munroe-Meyer Institute

Dr. Ng leverages RAPID program to help obtain first R01 grant

UNMC’s Caroline Ng, PhD, shows her resilience and finds helpful connections on the way to receiving the NIH grant.

Feb 5, 2024

Caroline Ng, PhD

New research reporting model will elevate university’s competitiveness

UNMC, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Office of the NU President will combine reporting of their federally funded research expenditures.

Jan 30, 2024

Interim University of Nebraska System President Chris Kabourek