Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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Frank Cucinotta
Jun. 5, 2017

New predictive model shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy “bystander” cells, effectively doubling cancer risk.

Steen Madsen works with lab equipment and while wearing eye protection
Feb. 17, 2015

A new, nanoparticle-based drug delivery system being developed by health physics professor Steen Madsen offers new treatment for glioblastoma.

Yu Kuang poses next to computer monitor
Jan. 30, 2015

UNLV's Yu Kuang research is combining DNA analysis and MRI diagnostic tools to tailor effective cancer treatment to individuals.

Jun. 9, 2014
Professor’s research examines how much cosmic radiation is too much, and what damage it can cause.


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