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Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
A happy meal toy proved to be a good luck charm for this health physics & diagnostic sciences professor in her NASA endeavors.
New predictive model shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy “bystander” cells, effectively doubling cancer risk.
A new, nanoparticle-based drug delivery system being developed by health physics professor Steen Madsen offers new treatment for glioblastoma.
UNLV's Yu Kuang research is combining DNA analysis and MRI diagnostic tools to tailor effective cancer treatment to individuals.
UNLV employees recently were honored at the 2012 Academic Recognition Ceremony with systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research, teaching, and service.
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.
Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences In The News
We welcomed Dr. Francis (Frank) Cucinotta to the show to discuss the radiation risks for astronauts going to Mars and even living on Mars. Please note that Dr. Cucinotta has provided us with four .pdf papers you might want to review. These papers have been uploaded to the archives for this show.
Since the year 2000, humanity has maintained a continuous presence in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Four new names will soon be added to the periodic table as scientists have put forth their recommendations for the names of elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. The names proposed for the new elements are in honor of Japan, Moscow, Tennessee, and a Russian scientist.
Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences Experts
Professor, Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences
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Chair, Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences Department
An expert on the use of lasers in diagnosing and treating brain tumors.