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‘Elders Count Nevada’ report identifies positive trends, fast facts about seniors
April 30, 2013 • Staff Report
Third installment of reports provides insight into overall health and well-being of Nevada’s older adults.
Nerve regeneration research and therapy may get boost from new discovery
March 22, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Advances in neurological medicine and research possible with discovery of new neural guidance/cell-death mechanism
A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet
December 12, 2012 • By John Trent
School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars.
Nevada universities’ collaborative Doctor of Nursing Practice degree accredited
December 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The innovative program helps to meet a growing need for nursing professionals equipped to assume leadership roles in the state.
MDA supports research by University of Nevada School of Medicine
August 21, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Burkin in pharmacology department gets $308,000 grant from Muscular Dystrophy Association
David AuCoin gets $600,000 to refine new test for deadly bacterial infection
August 7, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new rapid test to diagnose melioidosis is being optimized and tested by SOM researcher David AuCoin
University of Nevada, Reno nursing students hold health fair at Gospel Mission
July 30, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A group of students from the Orvis School of Nursing will hold a health fair at the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission this Friday, Aug. 3.
Medical school researcher Burkin reviews promising new muscular dystrophy therapies
June 21, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Burkin summarizes the impact of a new protein therapeutic, MG53, for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in Science Translational Medicine article.
Satres announce $5 million gift to K-12 education, medicine and athletics
March 27, 2012 • By Roseann Keegan
Phil and Jennifer Satre have announced a $5 million gift to the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation from the Satre Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 15, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A strong collaborative pilot project in Washoe County has found success in seeking ways to encourage those who need colon cancer screenings to get them.
Orvis School of Nursing programs receive notification of re-accreditation
December 19, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Orvis School of Nursing's baccalaureate and master’s degree programs have been re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Nursing students hold health fair at St. Vincent’s
November 17, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Students from the Orvis School of Nursing are holding a health fair at St. Vincent's to distribute information on health-care issues of concern.
Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from local foundation
December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
The Early Childhood Autism Program is getting help from the Sierra Kids Foundation when the foundation sponsors the Wild West Shootout basketball tournament to fund scholarships.
New HCE chair to continue community outreach
July 11, 2008 • By Alix Cirac
Officials in the University’s new Division of Health Sciences have named ElizaBeth Beyer as the new chair of its Health Care Ethics (HCE) program.
Samaritan of Sight
December 2, 2007 • By Scott Gayer
Nursing student helps the elderly recognize signs of macular degeneration