University of Nebraska Medical Center


We are working to expand and improve our department's research enterprise and resident training by developing our programs and training. 

Our goal is to be among the top tier of programs within the next five years in performing nationally recognized, extramurally funded clinical and basic research. Each quarter we highlight grants received by faculty in our Department. 

Our department encourages student research and offers various opportunities for students to become involved a variety of research including basic science, translational, clinical outcomes, educational, global health, and public health.

Divisional Research

Our researchers' work results in breakthroughs that make life better for people throughout Nebraska – and beyond.

Collaboration for Advanced Surgical and Engineering Applications

The Collaboration for Advanced Surgical and Engineering Applications is dedicated to supporting the joint efforts of clinicians and engineers in cardiovascular research. The main focus areas include experimental and computational vascular biomechanics and mechanobiology, vascular pathophysiology and aging, devices and materials for open and endovascular repair.

Dr. Jason MacTaggart