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Blood drive coming to campus
Blood drive coming to campus

Nebraska Medicine seeks donors for Friday's drive.

January 29, 2015
Faculty facilitators sought for IPE Day
Faculty facilitators sought for IPE Day

Event will be Feb. 11, and training for facilitators is Feb. 4 and 5.

January 29, 2015
Lookin' at U - Patty Fugitt
Lookin' at U - Patty Fugitt

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program coordinator aims for diversity in student recruitment.

January 29, 2015
Record 540 skaters turn out for Skate-a-thon
Record 540 skaters turn out for Skate-a-thon

More than $12,000 raised for Parkinson's research with additional money still coming in.

January 29, 2015
Research Leadership: Keith Johnson, Ph.D.
Research Leadership: Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

Dr. Johnson's research explores cell adhesion's role in cancer progression.

January 29, 2015
Under the Microscope: Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D.
Under the Microscope: Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D.

College of Nursing dean discusses new partnerships with Nebraska community colleges.

January 29, 2015
UNMC trial explores injectable HIV medications
UNMC trial explores injectable HIV medications

Many patients would prefer periodic injections to daily pills.

January 29, 2015
Biomedical institute project continues to advance
Biomedical institute project continues to advance

Collaborative project is approved by statewide commission.

January 28, 2015
CDC speaker will discuss violence against children
CDC speaker will discuss violence against children

James Mercy, Ph.D., will speak today at UNMC on public health policies and programs to prevent violence.

January 28, 2015
Fever research study seeks participants
Fever research study seeks participants

Study offers wearable tech to participants who are becoming ill.

January 28, 2015
Remembering Martha Harmon
Remembering Martha Harmon

Longtime employee is called a UNMC icon.

January 28, 2015
Research Leadership: Joe Sisson, M.D.
Research Leadership: Joe Sisson, M.D.

Dr. Sisson's research examines effects of alcohol, smoking, dust and aging on cilia function in the lungs.

January 28, 2015
Student Health streamlines services for 2015
Student Health streamlines services for 2015

New hours, Web tools designed to improve access for students.

January 28, 2015
UNMC dean to work with WHO in Sierra Leone
UNMC dean to work with WHO in Sierra Leone

College of Public Health Dean Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., will provide epidemiologic assistance in response to the Ebola outbreak.

January 28, 2015
Ensuring the health of health care workers
Ensuring the health of health care workers

UNMC's Ebola treatment team leans upon expertise of Shawn Gibbs, Ph.D., and John Lowe, Ph.D.

January 27, 2015
LiveGreen: Tap into better health
LiveGreen: Tap into better health

Here are the reasons to avoid plastic water bottles.

January 27, 2015
Museum lecture looks at actress Katharine Hepburn
Museum lecture looks at actress Katharine Hepburn

Lunch discussion will examine Hepburn's position as a fashion icon.

January 27, 2015
Partnership to increase RNs with bachelor's degrees
Partnership to increase RNs with bachelor's degrees

College of Nursing teams with community colleges to enhance RN to BSN track.

January 27, 2015
Psychiatry rotations drawing more med students
Psychiatry rotations drawing more med students

Elective rotations have jumped more than 600 percent since 2011-12.

January 27, 2015
Research Leadership: Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.
Research Leadership: Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.

Dr. Wagner's research explores the function of genes that play a role in the development of breast and pancreatic cancer.

January 27, 2015
VanderMeulen to lead physician assistant group
VanderMeulen to lead physician assistant group

School of Allied Health Professions' assistant professor is now president of the Physician Assistant Education Association.

January 27, 2015
Yanney named to Nebraska Business Hall of Fame
Yanney named to Nebraska Business Hall of Fame

Longtime UNMC supporter will be inducted at Feb. 5 event.

January 27, 2015
Nominations sought for annual faculty awards
Nominations sought for annual faculty awards

Names will be accepted until March 13 for awards ceremony on April 23.

January 26, 2015
Remembering Manuchair (Mike) Ebadi, Ph.D.
Remembering Manuchair (Mike) Ebadi, Ph.D.

First chairman of pharmacology was acknowledged as a superlative teacher.

January 26, 2015
Research Leadership: Hamid Band, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Leadership: Hamid Band, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Band's research aims to improve therapeutic approaches to diseases such as cancer and autoimmunity.

January 26, 2015
Retirement counseling available on campus
Retirement counseling available on campus

One-on-one sessions are available this week and throughout February.

January 26, 2015
Under the Microscope: Denim for Disabilities
Under the Microscope: Denim for Disabilities

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with the Munroe-Meyer Institute's Kim Bainbridge about the fundraiser.

January 26, 2015
UNO offering hockey ticket discount to UNMC
UNO offering hockey ticket discount to UNMC

The Mavericks play second-ranked North Dakota this weekend.

January 26, 2015
WHO partners with UNMC in global response network
WHO partners with UNMC in global response network

UNMC joins more than 300 institutions and networks that react rapidly to outbreaks of international importance.

January 26, 2015
College of Nursing, UNL may team at Lincoln location
College of Nursing, UNL may team at Lincoln location

Potential shared facility in Lincoln discussed for UNL University Health Center, UNMC College of Nursing.

January 23, 2015
Defense Threat Reduction Agency calls for abstracts
Defense Threat Reduction Agency calls for abstracts

Chemical and Biological Science and Technology Conference requesting abstracts by Jan. 30.

January 23, 2015
Interim NU president reacts to State of the State address
Interim NU president reacts to State of the State address

Gov. Pete Ricketts proposed a 3 percent increase in state funding for the University of Nebraska in each year of the biennium.

January 23, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Pankaj Singh, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Pankaj Singh, Ph.D.

Dr. Singh's research examines metabolic alterations in cancer cells.

January 23, 2015
NRG Media tours Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
NRG Media tours Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Staff from Midwest radio chain meet with center leaders.

January 23, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet Alex Neuhaus
Student spotlight: Meet Alex Neuhaus

Public health program lets student focus on "big picture" health issues.

January 23, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from around the UNMC community.

January 23, 2015
UNMC study finds surprise in fight against sepsis
UNMC study finds surprise in fight against sepsis

Findings show organ transplant patients fare better than non-transplant patients in battling the infection.

January 23, 2015
Discussion explores medicine in old Omaha
Discussion explores medicine in old Omaha

Durham Museum will preview its new exhibition, "This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha," on campus today.

January 22, 2015
Foundation for Success registration closes Wednesday
Foundation for Success registration closes Wednesday

Series offers information on career development, networking.

January 22, 2015
Lookin' at U - Kerissa Hanson
Lookin' at U - Kerissa Hanson

School of Allied Health Professions staffer helps physical therapy division run smoothly.

January 22, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Philip Smith, M.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Philip Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is at the national forefront of Ebola treatment, education and research.

January 22, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Santhi Gorantla, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Santhi Gorantla, Ph.D.

Dr. Gorantla studies translational mouse models to develop therapeutic strategies and vaccines for HIV.

January 22, 2015
Nebraska native's $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC
Nebraska native's $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC

Gift established the Paul Kamrath Memorial Fund.

January 22, 2015
Time out with T.O. - Skating for a purpose
Time out with T.O. - Skating for a purpose

Skate-a-thon proceeds help fund promising Parkinson's disease research project.

January 22, 2015
ABC's Robach to be honored as Ambassador of Hope
ABC's Robach to be honored as Ambassador of Hope

"Good Morning America" journalist will be the guest of honor at the March 21 gala.

January 21, 2015
Dr. Smith attends State of the Union
Dr. Smith attends State of the Union

Philip Smith, M.D., was the guest of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse at President Obama's Tuesday address.

January 21, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Jill Poole, M.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Jill Poole, M.D.

Dr. Poole's research examines how occupational/environmental organic dusts cause airway inflammatory diseases.

January 21, 2015
Membership deal at Center for Healthy Living
Membership deal at Center for Healthy Living

Drive offers "three plus one" deals.

January 21, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Michael Green, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Michael Green, Ph.D.

Dr. Green joins the faculty of the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases.

January 21, 2015
The Alliance in Focus: Sydney Rheault
The Alliance in Focus: Sydney Rheault

Papillion-La Vista junior hopes to return to UNMC as a nursing student.

January 21, 2015
Civil War surgeon among founders of med school
Civil War surgeon among founders of med school

Dr. Jacob Denise, surgeon for an Ohio regiment, later made his mark in Omaha.

January 20, 2015
Graduate studies retreat to focus on transferable skills
Graduate studies retreat to focus on transferable skills

Barbara Knuth, Ph.D., will speak on campus Thursday.

January 20, 2015
Joslyn Museum holds members-only preview
Joslyn Museum holds members-only preview

UNMC community invited to Feb. 7 preview of the new exhibition, "American Moderns."

January 20, 2015
LiveGreen: A cold button topic
LiveGreen: A cold button topic

Using automatic doors is a waste of energy.

January 20, 2015
Lunch discussion focus: Pelvic organ prolapse
Lunch discussion focus: Pelvic organ prolapse

Kristin Rooney, M.D., will be featured at January's Olson Center Brown Bag Luncheon.

January 20, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Yazen Alnouti, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Yazen Alnouti, Ph.D.

Dr. Alnouti's research focuses on how drug molecules move inside the body.

January 20, 2015
Responses sought for Diversity Engagement Survey
Responses sought for Diversity Engagement Survey

Survey answers are anonymous and will help gauge diversity climate across campus.

January 20, 2015
Lecture explores medicine in old Omaha
Lecture explores medicine in old Omaha

Durham Museum will preview its new exhibition, "This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha," on campus Thursday.

January 19, 2015
Live-stream video available of today's MLK event
Live-stream video available of today's MLK event

Rev. Darryl Eure will speak at noon presentation.

January 19, 2015
Mail Services changing location
Mail Services changing location

Mail operations will be suspended after the 11 a.m. delivery on Jan. 23 and resume operations on Jan. 26.

January 19, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Jenny Wang, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Jenny Wang, Ph.D.

Dr. Wang's research focus is on metastasis in colon cancer.

January 19, 2015
Reaccreditation process under way at UNMC
Reaccreditation process under way at UNMC

Process will culminate in a site visit in late 2016 or early 2017.

January 19, 2015
Retirement tea set for Teresa Ingraham
Retirement tea set for Teresa Ingraham

Campus is invited to Tuesday event.

January 19, 2015
Academy student takes health lessons to community
Academy student takes health lessons to community

Bellevue event trained more than 70 in CPR.

January 16, 2015
Ebola the focus of Kearney Science Cafe
Ebola the focus of Kearney Science Cafe

Sharon Medcalf, co-director of the Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases, will speak on Ebola.

January 16, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist Kaustubh Datta, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist Kaustubh Datta, Ph.D.

Dr. Datta's research explores the metastatic progression of cancer.

January 16, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet Codie Archibald
Student spotlight: Meet Codie Archibald

Nursing student wants to offer compassionate helping hand to patients and family members.

January 16, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 16, 2015
Chamber musicians perform today
Chamber musicians perform today

Music as Medicine event begins at noon.

January 15, 2015
J. Michael Leibowitz, Ph.D., to retire from MMI
J. Michael Leibowitz, Ph.D., to retire from MMI

Dr. Leibowitz has been director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute since 2009.

January 15, 2015
Lookin' at U - Jeanne Lincoln
Lookin' at U - Jeanne Lincoln

Psychiatry administrator has witnessed UNMC's commitment to excellence from many angles.

January 15, 2015
Meet Distinguished Scientist David Oupicky, Ph.D.
Meet Distinguished Scientist David Oupicky, Ph.D.

Dr. Oupicky's research centers on developing nanomaterials and technologies to improve drug delivery.

January 15, 2015
MMI-Rose Theater collaboration finalist for award
MMI-Rose Theater collaboration finalist for award

Click on this link and vote to support MMI in this project.

January 15, 2015
Remembering Irv Yaffe
Remembering Irv Yaffe

Former member of the Munroe-Meyer Institute's board of directors called "the ultimate advocate."

January 15, 2015
Booths, hosts sought for Nebraska Science Festival
Booths, hosts sought for Nebraska Science Festival

Submit proposals by Feb. 1 for consideration to participate in the April event.

January 14, 2015
Distinguished Scientist Babu Guda, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Babu Guda, Ph.D.

Dr. Guda's research involves developing computational methods to more effectively sift through research data.

January 14, 2015
Distinguished Scientist Cyrus Desouza, M.B.B.S.
Distinguished Scientist Cyrus Desouza, M.B.B.S.

Dr. DeSouza's research centers on diabetes and insulin resistance.

January 14, 2015
Next faculty women's mentoring group set for Jan. 22
Next faculty women's mentoring group set for Jan. 22

Session will be live streamed on the day of the event.

January 14, 2015
Omaha to send all trauma cases to Nebraska Medicine
Omaha to send all trauma cases to Nebraska Medicine

CEO Bill Dinsmoor says med center is ready.

January 14, 2015
Sorrell Center convenience store closed Monday
Sorrell Center convenience store closed Monday

Lunch vendor will still serve on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

January 14, 2015
Wellness: Marathon charity supports research at UNMC
Wellness: Marathon charity supports research at UNMC

Project Purple seeking runners to join its fund-raising team.

January 14, 2015
Hank Bounds, Ph.D., named new NU president
Hank Bounds, Ph.D., named new NU president

Board of Regents approved Dr. Bounds' selection Monday.

January 13, 2015
LiveGreen: Have you got a good read?
LiveGreen: Have you got a good read?

Little Free Library is accepting book donations.

January 13, 2015
Meet New Investigator KM Monirul Islam, M.D., Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator KM Monirul Islam, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Islam's research focuses on patient-centered outcomes.

January 13, 2015
Meet New Investigator Natalia Osna, M.D., Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Natalia Osna, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Osna's research explores the role of both hepatitis C and alcohol in the reduction of immune protection against viral infection.

January 13, 2015
Omaha's old-time medicine focus of lecture
Omaha's old-time medicine focus of lecture

Durham Museum will preview its new exhibition, "This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha," on campus Jan. 22.

January 13, 2015
Remembering David Gnarra, M.D.
Remembering David Gnarra, M.D.

Dr. Gnarra helped found Camp CoHoLo for children battling cancer and blood disorders.

January 13, 2015
Rev. Darryl Eure to headline King event on campus
Rev. Darryl Eure to headline King event on campus

Event also will feature poetry reading by local spoken word artist Felicia Webster.

January 13, 2015
Meet New Investigator Jixin Dong, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Jixin Dong, Ph.D.

Dr. Dong's research explores signaling pathways for cancer tumors.

January 12, 2015
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 23 - 24
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 23 - 24

Annual event will raise money for Parkinson's research

January 12, 2015
UNMC recognized for community engagement
UNMC recognized for community engagement

Prestigious Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement designation recognizes six decades of service.

January 12, 2015
Volunteers needed for 2015 Science Festival
Volunteers needed for 2015 Science Festival

This year's festival will be held from April 10 to 18.

January 12, 2015
Wellness Fair open to campus on Thursday
Wellness Fair open to campus on Thursday

College of Public Health is hosting third annual event.

January 12, 2015
*Ryan's Comments Test*
*Ryan's Comments Test*

January 10, 2015
Meet New Investigator Kishor Bhakat, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Kishor Bhakat, Ph.D.

Dr. Bhakat's research targets lung cancer treatment.

January 09, 2015
Meyer Foundation announces 2015 grants
Meyer Foundation announces 2015 grants

Seven organizations that aid children and adults with disabilities receive awards.

January 09, 2015
New mileage rate set for 2015

The Nebraska Department of Administrative Services sets new mileage rate for new year.

January 09, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet DeAndre Bluitt
Student spotlight: Meet DeAndre Bluitt

A football injury led medical student into the health care field.

January 09, 2015
UNMC, UNO team on new biomedical tech institute
UNMC, UNO team on new biomedical tech institute

Project will position the University of Nebraska as a leader in key areas of research and development.

January 09, 2015
Lab coats get makeover
Lab coats get makeover

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine will share uniform look.

January 08, 2015
Lookin' at U - Leslee Paquette
Lookin' at U - Leslee Paquette

Communication is key for security dispatcher.

January 08, 2015
Meet New Investigator Erika Boesen, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Erika Boesen, Ph.D.

Dr. Boesen's research focuses on kidney function and kidney-related diseases.

January 08, 2015
Remembering UNMC's John Gollan, M.D., Ph.D.
Remembering UNMC's John Gollan, M.D., Ph.D.

Consummate gentleman, facilitator helped transform pediatric care in Nebraska as College of Medicine dean.

January 08, 2015
Chamber musicians perform for Music as Medicine
Chamber musicians perform for Music as Medicine

Next free performance is Jan. 15.

January 07, 2015
Denim for Disability fundraiser begins next week
Denim for Disability fundraiser begins next week

The event supports the Thursday evening recreational therapy program at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

January 07, 2015
Foundations for Success program offered in 2015

Career development and networking series begins in February.

January 07, 2015
Meet New Investigator Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Dr. Teoh-Fitzgerald researches the role of antioxidant enzymes and oxidative stress in cancer.

January 07, 2015
Retirement counselors on campus in January

One-on-one sessions are available.

January 07, 2015
Dr. Gold, Dinsmoor to speak on funding for GME
Dr. Gold, Dinsmoor to speak on funding for GME

David W. Mercer, M.D., Chandra Are, M.B.B.S., and Michael Wadman, M.D., will take part in presentation.

January 06, 2015
LiveGreen: Christmas tree-cycling
LiveGreen: Christmas tree-cycling

You may be surprised at some of the uses for old Christmas trees.

January 06, 2015
Meet New Investigator Max Kurz, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Max Kurz, Ph.D.

Associate professor at MMI lauds his "spectacular" collaborators as integral to his research.

January 06, 2015
Mileage rates change in 2015
Mileage rates change in 2015

Nebraska Department of Administrative Services sets new rate for new year.

January 06, 2015
Tonight's Science Cafe: Something in the air
Tonight's Science Cafe: Something in the air

Jill Poole, M.D., and Aaron Yoder, Ph.D., will team for the next Science Cafe.

January 06, 2015
Honor society stresses compassion, empathy
Honor society stresses compassion, empathy

Gold Humanism Honor Society will induct first UNMC students in April.

January 05, 2015
Meet New Investigator Lufei Young, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Lufei Young, Ph.D.

Dr. Young's research aims to help older adults living with chronic conditions.

January 05, 2015
Meet New Investigator Paras Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
Meet New Investigator Paras Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.

Dr. Mishra's research centers on the underlying mechanisms that cause heart failure, especially in diabetics.

January 05, 2015
Security escorts available after dark
Security escorts available after dark

Colleagues encouraged to call 559-5111 for a safe ride to their car.

January 02, 2015
YP Summit to feature UNMC speakers
YP Summit to feature UNMC speakers

Event will be held March 5 at the CenturyLink Center.

January 02, 2015