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Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine News

The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) is working to improve individual and systemic health care through translational clinical scientific research, education and workforce training, commercialization of technologies, and job creation.

Current Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine News

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Campus News | December 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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Research | September 29, 2021

Local partnership grows to 20 states; monitoring begins in October with implications for future influenza vaccine development.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Campus News | March 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Business and Community | December 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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Research | December 17, 2020

Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine In The News

The Nevada Independent
January 21, 2022
Looking at the graph of cases in Nevada, one state health official noted in a recent conversation with state lawmakers that there are "very, very early" indications of stabilization as the growth rate of new cases appears to be slowing down.
KNPR News
January 21, 2022

When UNLV researchers want to predict the path of the pandemic they pop open a manhole.

Las Vegas Sun
January 18, 2022

Edwin Oh, an associate professor at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, was among the first to discover the omicron variant in Clark County.

Yahoo!
January 14, 2022

The state of Nevada announced its first known case of the omicron variant on Dec. 14 after a woman tested positive. Scientists at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas detected the variant a week before.

Polish News
January 14, 2022

The race to trace the unfold of COVID-19 is taking scientists into the sewers.

Nouvelles-du-Monde
January 14, 2022

The race to track the spread of COVID-19 takes scientists down the drain.

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Recent Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine Accomplishments

July 2, 2021
Dr. Jingchun Chen (Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine) has published an article, "Artificial Image Objects for Classification of Schizophrenia with GWAS-selected SNVs and Convolutional Neural Network," in Patterns, a Cell Press journal. Additional contributing authors are Xiangning Chen, Daniel G. Chen, Zhongming Zhao, Justin Zhan, and…
October 11, 2019
Kenneth Izuora (Medicine), Edwin Oh (NIPM), Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental), and Arpita Basu (Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences), along with Aaron Calvano, '19 BS Kinesiology, published an invited review in Food & Function based on their ongoing collaborations on the role of dietary bioactive compounds in diabetes, insulin resistance, and…
August 1, 2018
Qing Wu (Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine and Environmental and Occupational Health ) and Yingke Xu (Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine) are the authors of "Decreasing Trend of Bone Mineral Density in US Multiethnic Population: Analysis of Continuous NHANES 2005 - 2014," which has been accepted for publication in…
July 30, 2018
Mira Han (Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine and Life Sciences) won the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) Young Investigator/Student Travel Award for her poster, "Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Negative Correlation between Mitochondrial Genes and Transcripts of L1HS, and Positive Correlation between…
May 1, 2018
Xiangxue Xiao and Yingke Xu (both Environmental and Occupational Health and Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine), and Bowen Liu (Math and NIPM) recently published findings in Osteoporosis International, a high-impact peer-reviewed medical journal published by Springer that is an official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation…
February 15, 2018
Qing Wu (Environmental and Occupational Health and Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine) was awarded a new NIH R15 grant for $450,000 titled “Developing Model-based Bone Density Reference Values for African-American Women.” This grant earned a perfect score of 10.