University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Research

Allied health joins ACL clinical trials network

Liz Wellsandt, PhD, and Yvonne Golightly, PhD, will be co-principal investigators of a new clinical trial unit for the Arthritis Foundation’s Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial Network. The network model was created to conduct clinical trials for patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury who are at risk for knee osteoarthritis. The UNMC College of Allied Health […]

Nov 7, 2022

Liz Wellsandt and Yvonne Golightly

Important muscle health study results published

Associate Dean for Research and Linder Professor for Women’s Health Laura Bilek, PhD, and her team are on a mission to improve women’s health. Because of hormone changes with menopause, women lose significant muscle, which increases risk of many chronic diseases, such as diabetes. The team investigated various methods used to combat muscle loss. JCSM […]

Jul 27, 2022

Portraits of Laura Flores and Laura Bilek

Siu and team receive patent for simulator

Joseph Siu, PhD, along with Carl Nelson, PhD, and Hesham Ali, PhD, recently received a patent for a Portable Camera Aided Simulator (PortCAS) for Minimally Invasive Surgical Training. PortCAS is the first product their research team developed in their start-up company, Adeptus Interactive, currently incubated in UNeTECH. PortCAS is a portable and low-cost trainer for […]

Jul 1, 2022