The University of Nebraska Medical Center, as Nebraska’s only public health science center, educates and trains the health care professionals who are taking care of Nebraska. In addition to this critical education mission, the research conducted at UNMC is helping those who have cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimers and more. The goal of the University of Nebraska Medical Center is to be world class.
Durham Research Towers
Funding for the research towers was through generous private support, with the late Chuck Durham providing the largest donation. Other principal benefactors were The Peter Kiewit Foundation, Suzanne and Walter Scott Jr., Ruth and Bill Scott, Mary and Richard Holland, Stanley M. Truhlsen, M.D., Gail Michael Yanney and Gail Walling Yanney, M.D., Criss Memorial Foundation.
The Need for Anatomical Gifts in Medical Education and Research
The study of human anatomy constitutes an indispensable part of medical education and research. Deeded bodies are used to teach anatomy and surgical procedures to medical and dental students, postgraduate physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists and students in related disciplines.
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Lied Transplant Center
Cost: $61.3 million
Funding: From private and public sources, though no state tax dollars were used. Major donations came from the Lied Foundation Trust; the Cowdery family, whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer and received care at UNMC; and the Olson family, which helped support the Biomedical Research Laboratories in the transplant center.