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Landmark study shows no benefit of drug to slow growth of aneurysms
Landmark study shows no benefit of drug to slow growth of aneurysms

Finding provides new guidance for physicians

May 26, 2020
Foundation Funding to Improve Pandemic Response in Rural Nursing Facilities
Foundation Funding to Improve Pandemic Response in Rural Nursing Facilities

The Nebraska Health Care Foundation has been awarded $250,000 from the Donald E. Nielsen Foundation.

May 21, 2020
Two clinical trial patients recount their brush with COVID19
Two clinical trial patients recount their brush with COVID19

May 20 is Clinical Trials Day.

May 20, 2020
COVID-19 screening app for individuals, groups now available to Android users
COVID-19 screening app for individuals, groups now available to Android users

Launched for iOS phones, app now available Android phones on Google Play

May 18, 2020
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine continue to support state's COVID efforts
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine continue to support state's COVID efforts

Latest effort collect, organizes resources to train frontline providers, first responders, others

May 14, 2020
Vaccine Development is topic of May 19 Science Cafe
Vaccine Development is topic of May 19 Science Cafe

To continue social distancing this Science Cafe will be offered via Facebook Live.

May 14, 2020
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute offers free statewide behavioral health telehealth
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute offers free statewide behavioral health telehealth

Individuals do not need to be current patients of MMI to get the free service

May 13, 2020
UNMC, Nebraska Extension announce changes to summer tractor safety course
UNMC, Nebraska Extension announce changes to summer tractor safety course

Online training, then in-person driving training in 5 Nebraska cities

May 13, 2020
UNMC SIM-NE hosts three more virtual COVID-19 training sessions
UNMC SIM-NE hosts three more virtual COVID-19 training sessions

Training held on patient surge prep, leadership, rapidly changing rural health care environment

May 12, 2020
Helmsley Charitable Trust gift will impact cardiac care across state
Helmsley Charitable Trust gift will impact cardiac care across state

Grant of $1.5 million will provide emergency cardiac care equipment, emergency medical training

May 11, 2020
UNMC ag center offers respiratory protection recommendations
UNMC ag center offers respiratory protection recommendations

Cloth face coverings are not an acceptable replacement for a respirator at preventing exposure to respiratory hazards in the agricultural workplace. They should only be used as a means of infection control.

May 11, 2020
UNMC, COVAXX partner to provide large-sale COVID-19 antibody blood testing
UNMC, COVAXX partner to provide large-sale COVID-19 antibody blood testing

The UNMC/COVAXX partnership will provide a comprehensive end-to-end solution to process tens of thousands of COVID-19 antibody tests per day

May 11, 2020
Three to be honored during UNMC commencement
Three to be honored during UNMC commencement

Honorary Doctorate of Science Degree, UNMC Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award, J.G. Elliott Award bestowed

May 08, 2020
University of Nebraska develops pandemic recovery guide for higher education
University of Nebraska develops pandemic recovery guide for higher education

The 19-page recovery guide is intended as a tool to guide higher education campuses through three steps based on disease prevalence and stability of available resources.

May 08, 2020
UNMC researcher one of 12 to receive grant to study heart related to COVID-19
UNMC researcher one of 12 to receive grant to study heart related to COVID-19

The one-year, $100,000 grant will allow Dr. Gundry to explore the role of glycans, carbohydrates attached to proteins and lipids, in cardiovascular injuries

May 08, 2020
UNMC College of Public Health Receives National Award
UNMC College of Public Health Receives National Award

In recognition of its continuous efforts to promote equity and social justice in health and health care, the UNMC College of Public Health has been awarded the Harrison C. Spencer Award for Outstanding Community Service by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

May 07, 2020
UNMC-developed model assists in decisions regarding pandemic recovery
UNMC-developed model assists in decisions regarding pandemic recovery

Data-driven model that will help to guide their decision-making.

May 06, 2020
UNMC to recognize 1,013 graduates through virtual commencement ceremonies
UNMC to recognize 1,013 graduates through virtual commencement ceremonies

Graduates are invited to participate in any future commencement ceremony in person

May 06, 2020
Nebraska health care workers asked to share experiences through HERO Registry
Nebraska health care workers asked to share experiences through HERO Registry

Will give insight into impact of pandemic on health professionals

May 05, 2020