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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

UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Research | November 20, 2020

UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.

Campus News | November 5, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

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Research | November 27, 2019

Expanding research activity results in multiple grants and publications.

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Campus News | April 15, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.

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Business and Community | January 16, 2019

Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.

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Research | October 4, 2018

The public is invited to get a first-hand glimpse at innovation.

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine In The News

Newswise
November 23, 2020

The U.S. is in the grips of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, and inching toward the possibility of another grim milestone - hitting up to 200,000 cases a day.

HealthNewsDigest
November 23, 2020

The U.S. is in the grips of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, and inching toward the possibility of another grim milestone - hitting up to 200,000 cases a day.

Los Angeles Times
October 13, 2020

If you were counting on a coronavirus infection to keep you safe from COVID-19 without having to get a vaccine, scientists have some bad news: It won’t work.

Business Insider
August 6, 2020

The International Innovation Center @ Vegas (IIC@Vegas), a center for established and emerging tech companies developing smart technologies, announces a new tenant: Heligenics, Inc., a company founded to improve drug development, optimize clinical trial design and discover new diagnostics.

PR Newswire
August 6, 2020

The International Innovation Center @ Vegas (IIC@Vegas), a center for established and emerging tech companies developing smart technologies, announces a new tenant: Heligenics, Inc., a company founded to improve drug development, optimize clinical trial design and discover new diagnostics.

Global University Venturing
March 27, 2019

Perspectives on sustainability and wellbeing are changing in response to health and environmental challenges, offering an opportunity to university-linked businesses.

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Recent Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine Accomplishments

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 Osteoporosis...
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 KRAB-...
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.
October 25, 2017
Qing Wu (Community Health Sciences and Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine) recently was awarded a $448,313 research grant from the National Institutes of Health. The funding will support a project titled "Developing Model-Based Bone Density Reference Values for African-American Women."