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Research as Remedy

During the past decade, UNLV’s Schools of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing have expanded their research programs and boosted collaboration among faculty investigators in support of the university’s vision of becoming a major research institution. The following profiles demonstrate the diversity and depth of the two schools’ research projects.

In This Series

Yu Kuang poses next to computer monitor
Research | January 30, 2015
UNLV's Yu Kuang research is combining DNA analysis and MRI diagnostic tools to tailor effective cancer treatment to individuals.
Jennifer Kawi poses next to three skeletons
Research | February 3, 2015
Nursing professor Jennifer Kawi is investigating how self-care strategies might help those suffering from chronic back pain.
Susan VanBeuge
Research | February 9, 2015
Nursing professor Susan VanBeuge is training health professionals to better coordinate treatment for diabetes and Alzheimer's.
Steen Madsen works with lab equipment and while wearing eye protection
Research | February 17, 2015
A new, nanoparticle-based drug delivery system being developed by health physics professor Steen Madsen offers new treatment for glioblastoma.
Kai-Yu Ho
Research | February 19, 2015
The human knee takes a continual pounding. UNLV's Kai-Yu Ho's latest research is identifying how such "shock-loading" stress contributes to arthritis.
Barbara St. Pierre Schneider poses in her lab
People | March 25, 2015
Battlefield wounds and disasters in remote areas often lead to patient evacuation by air. UNLV’s Barbara St. Pierre Schneider is exploring how cabin pressure during such flights may hinder trauma recovery.

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Research | June 22, 2020
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