Topic: brain health

MRI scan of a brain with Alzheimer's disease.
Research | September 28, 2021
Study, published this month in Communications Biology, reveals that chronic hyperglycemia impairs memory.
A student practices using a balance beam which is surrounded by rainbow-colored gym mats, while another student spots her.
Business and Community | August 30, 2021
Program to help fill critical health care shortage in Nevada; living lab in Las Vegas Medical District houses program, with first cohort set to graduate in Spring 2023.
Jeffrey L. Cummings pictured in a white lab coat in his lab on UNLV's campus
Research | June 7, 2021
UNLV research professor Jeffrey L. Cummings examines Alzheimer's clinical trials pipeline in two new studies.
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings is pictured in a white lab coat in his lab, with his image reflected in a mirror
Campus News | April 16, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings and multidisciplinary research team to expand UNLV’s clinical trials observatory with $3 million grant.
A scientist in a white lab coat rests his hand on his chin
Research | July 16, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings examines drug pipeline for treatments, and finds reason for optimism.
artist rendering of brain
Campus News | June 15, 2020
The Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience will advance research and the science of treatment for Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.
A portrait of Jefferson Kinney in front of a brain scan.
Research | December 4, 2019
UNLV’s new Department of Brain Health leads interdisciplinary effort to answer tough questions about traumatic brain injury.
A man in a labcoat is reflected in nearby glass.
Campus News | September 26, 2019
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health neurologist Dr. Jeffrey Cummings joins UNLV to help launch new program that will be crucial for an aging state population.