University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Outreach

International Celiac Awareness Day May 16

story contributions by Mariah K. Jackson, PhD, RDN In support of International Celiac Awareness Day, on May 16, the Davis Global Center will unite with communities around the world in lighting up landmarks green to raise awareness of celiac disease, gluten-free food insecurity, and the need for more research. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune […]

May 16, 2024

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month: The Past, Present, and Future of Cystic Fibrosis

By Marisa Ruwe and Taylor Thomas, second year genetic counseling students What is Cystic Fibrosis? Each year, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month is recognized throughout May. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition estimated to impact over 100,000 people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds worldwide. The genetic changes that cause CF result in the production […]

May 6, 2024

D-N-A? More like D-N-YAY! Celebrate National DNA Day!

written by 2nd-year genetic counseling students Mitch McElfresh, Elizabeth Reese, and Kylie LaBouve Have you heard? Today is DNA Day! Soon to be genetic counselors Mitch, Lizz, and Kylie are excited to help you celebrate. Here’s what you need to know! What is National DNA Day?National DNA Day is recognized every year on the 25th […]

Apr 25, 2024

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