health and medicine

Masai Takahashi helps a player off the field
Jul 25, 2017
People

UNLV's athletic training program grads make it to the big leagues.


New UNLV medical school students
Jul 20, 2017
Campus News

The inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine shared their excitement. Our favorite social media moments. July 14-21.


Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Jul 20, 2017
Research

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.


child on a tablet device
Jul 18, 2017
Research

Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.


stethoscope
Jul 13, 2017
Research

The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.


Nursing professor Jay Tan
Jul 11, 2017
Research

Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.


Biochemistry professor Ron Gary
Jul 6, 2017
Research

Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.


Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
Apr 25, 2017
People

With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.


Sara Leoni
Apr 25, 2017
People

Sara Leoni, the College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year, finds that a great team can last a lifetime.


Maria Barton
Apr 25, 2017
People

Maria Barton, the Allied Health Sciences Alumna of the Year, finds the payoff in helping others.