News: Department of Brain Health

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UNLV History | November 2, 2023

Amanda Osse is the first recipient of the award named in honor of Nathan Lindsay, who passed away after a 15-year battle with Alzheimer's disease.

The Sphere on the Las Vegas Strip.
Campus News | October 2, 2023

A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, research, and academic achievement.

woman under tree poses by birds
People | October 2, 2023

The director of UNLV’s Occupational Therapy program likens her field to the nest-building skills of birds.

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Business and Community | September 7, 2023

UNLV faculty and students screen community members in Las Vegas, Henderson, and Pahrump.

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News | September 1, 2023

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

Graduation surprise
Campus News | August 1, 2023

News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

Closeup of a hand holding a model brain
Research | May 25, 2023

Annual review of current Alzheimer’s clinical trials reveals trends in design, therapies, outcomes, and funding surrounding work to develop new treatments.

animation of human surrounded by dna strands while holding stomach with intestines highlighted
Research | May 11, 2023

UNLV study pinpoints 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer’s disease, provides new insights into the relationship between gut makeup and dementia.

two portraits, 1 man and 1 woman
Campus News | May 8, 2023

The 34-student cohort hopes to make immediate impact in patients’ lives and the profession in Las Vegas.

A student adjusts the arm of another student playing a computer game.
Campus News | April 21, 2023

 A UNLV occupational therapy student takes a unique approach for his capstone project.

UNLV letters surrounded by roses
Campus News | March 17, 2023

A roundup of news stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made headlines locally, nationally, and globally.

students finding accessible ways to do laundry
Campus News | February 7, 2023

Opportunities for hands-on fieldwork and Nevada's dire need for providers results in encouraging job outlook for graduates.