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Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

UNLV campus
Jan 26, 2018
Research

Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


Portrait of Janice Pluth
Aug 28, 2017
People

A happy meal toy proved to be a good luck charm for this health physics & diagnostic sciences professor in her NASA endeavors.


Frank Cucinotta
Jun 5, 2017
Research

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
Research

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
Research

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


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

Apr 15, 2014
Business & Community
Experts from UNLV and University of Nevada School of Medicine meet to discuss health disparities in Nevada.

Apr 13, 2012
People

UNLV employees recently were honored at the 2012 Academic Recognition Ceremony with systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research, teaching, and service.


Apr 3, 2012
Campus News

Apr 7, 2010
Research
Element 117 Created at Research Facility in Dubna, Russia; Data Analysis Support Provided by UNLV Researchers

Nov 1, 2008
Research

Designed to encourage faculty collaboration and acquisition of external grant funding, the President’s Research Award has also sparked intriguing research projects on subjects ranging from nanotechnology to volcanoes.