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Newswise: Global team produces evaluation of CRISPR gene editing methods

Global team produces evaluation of CRISPR gene editing methods

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Evaluation shows gene editing has become 10 to 20 times more efficient in past six years in generating complex animal models called conditional knockouts, which ultimately provide greater insight into gene function and disease findings.

Channels: All Journal News, Genetics, Infectious Diseases, Neuro,

Released:
27-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: For first time ever, researchers able to eliminate HIV from animal
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    2-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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27-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Research Study That Could Help Millions with Common Heart Problem

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

UNMC is the only institution in the central plains region participating in the research. Globally, 880 patients will be enrolled at 130 sites in 20 countries. Researchers will follow patients for up to five years.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Clinical Trials, Heart Disease,

Released:
31-May-2019 10:50 AM EDT
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Newswise: International expert in autism to head MMI's integrated autism center

International expert in autism to head MMI's integrated autism center

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Courtney Burnette, Ph.D., an international expert in the diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorders and the early identification of young children at risk for this diagnosis, has been named the director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute’s integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD).

Channels: Autism, Children's Health,

Released:
2-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: $500,000 grant awarded to BHECN aimed at improving adolescent mental health

$500,000 grant awarded to BHECN aimed at improving adolescent mental health

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

There are plenty of evidence-based behavioral health programs aimed at helping children and adolescents, but implementing those programs can often take up to three years and sustaining them can be even more difficult once implemented.

Channels: Children's Health, Mental Health,

Released:
22-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Newswise: National study testing drug to treat graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants

National study testing drug to treat graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

University of Nebraska Medical Center leading national team to determine if ruxolitinib is effective for treating a certain type of graft versus host disease (GVHD) called sclerotic. The grant is funded by Incyte, a global biopharmaceutical company.

Channels: Blood, Cancer, Cell Biology, Surgery, Transplantation, Stem Cells,

Released:
15-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST
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Newswise: National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery

National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery compared to sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, Obesity, Surgery, Weight Loss,

Released:
12-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Leaders in visual, augmented reality to meet in Omaha Sept. 25, 26 for national modeling, simulation gathering

Leaders in visual, augmented reality to meet in Omaha Sept. 25, 26 for national modeling, simulation gathering

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

UNMC is hosting the National Modeling & Simulation Coalition 2018 National Meeting, which will be held Sept. 25- 26 in Omaha. The meeting is being co-hosted by the Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning (iEXCELSM ) and the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI). The focus of the interdisciplinary meeting is on “Improving Human Performance and Effectiveness.” Next year, UNMC will open a new, $121.8 million advanced clinical simulation facility (currently under construction) -- the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning (Davis Global Center) at 42nd and Emile streets in Omaha. Funded by state and private money, the facility is designed to transform the way health professionals learn new skills and acquire new knowledge.

Channels: Education,

Released:
17-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: $2.6 Million Grant Looks to Improve Patient Care with RN's Enhanced Role

$2.6 Million Grant Looks to Improve Patient Care with RN's Enhanced Role

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

The way health care providers are paid is shifting, demanding major changes by providers. Instead of being paid for the number of patients they see and tests ordered, the system is moving toward paying providers based on patient satisfaction, good clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness.

Channels: Healthcare, Nursing, Patient Safety,

Released:
11-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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University of Nebraska Partners with Los Alamos National Laboratory

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Goal is to make University of Nebraska go-to place for biodefense education for students hoping to work for the Department of Defense. Vision is to build an education pipeline that starts at the undergraduate level and continues through the graduate level, providing unique opportunities for brightest students from Nebraska and around the country.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, U.S. National Security,

Released:
9-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT
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