Martin Schiller

Executive Director, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine
Professor of Life Sciences
Expertise: AIDS/HIV, Alzheimer's disease, Genetics, Bioinformatics, CRISPR gene editing


Martin Schiller's work is focused on short functional peptides, bioinformatics, and HIV. Schiller’s research has resulted in 60 publications supported mostly by 12 research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

He has received a number of awards, produced a suite of bioinformatics tools, and is involved in commercialization of some of his research projects. He is now the executive director of the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine.

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Martin Schiller In The News

Global University Venturing
March 27, 2019
Perspectives on sustainability and wellbeing are changing in response to health and environmental challenges, offering an opportunity to university-linked businesses.
Hermann Herald
March 4, 2019
Martin Schiller is the founder of Heligenics and executive director of UNLV‘s Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine.
KVVU-TV: Fox 5
February 20, 2019
A UNLV startup is using genes to create personalized diets.
Las Vegas Review Journal
February 4, 2019
Your genes may hold clues to your optimal diet plan. That’s what UNLV researcher Martin Schiller advocates with his new business, Food Genes and Me, a website that uses genetic data to predict how eating less or more of a certain food could help ward off disease.

Articles Featuring Martin Schiller

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Campus NewsApril 15, 2019
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.
dna strand made of veggies atop a dinner plate with silverware at sides
Business and CommunityJanuary 16, 2019
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
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ResearchJune 1, 2018
Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.
Campus NewsDecember 3, 2015
From law to health to advocacy to science, UNLV professors tackle HIV prevention, education and treatment both domestically and abroad.