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UNLV's athletic training program grads make it to the big leagues.
The inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine shared their excitement. Our favorite social media moments. July 14-21.
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
Survival rate stands nearly 5 percent below the national average for Southern Nevadans and is especially low for state's black and Filipina women.
Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.
One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.
Physical activity can help protect us from Parkinson’s, researcher Merrill Landers says.
The twins plan to throw themselves into the full college experience.
Tackling community issues is fundamental to the UNLV School of Medicine as it prepares for its incoming class in 2017.
Advice from Carol Martin, School of Nursing Alumna of the Year
Advice from Jeremy Cope, School of Allied Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year
Advice from Jodi Tyson, School of Community Health Sciences Alumna of the Year
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Health Sciences In The News
Patients in Las Vegas, Nev., now have access to cutting-edge 3T MR exams at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) with the installation of the Vantage GalanTM 3T from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. SDMI, one of the largest outpatient imaging centers in the United States and a 29-year research partner with Toshiba Medical, is the first healthcare provider in the country to install the Vantage Galan 3T. SDMI is leveraging the system’s patient-friendly features and streamlined operability to bring the most advanced MR technology to physicians for the betterment of their patients.
University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can actively support aging residents.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed five institutions in Nigeria’s health sector.
Nevada’s higher education system has eliminated a decade-old department dedicated to helping the state’s colleges develop training for health care workers.
The Nevada System of Higher Education has ended a 10-year-old program that sought to develop Nevada's health care workforce and encourage research.
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