Substance Abuse in Rural Nebraska Focus of Upcoming Study

February 21st, 2019

By Emily White

A new study by University of Nebraska researchers aims to gather more data on substance abuse in rural Nebraska, particularly among agricultural workers.

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‘Portraits of Care’ on Display at Criss Library

September 1st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Dr. Mark Gilbert might be recognized now as a figure in the medical field, but he is primarily an artist. Raised in Glasgow, Scotland, he finished a degree in the arts and worked as an artist for several years before he approached by a surgeon. The task—a temporary job painting patients.

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Living with HIV/AIDS in 21st century

April 13th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Living with HIV used to mean certain death, but now with advancements in treatments and medications, people can live mostly normal lives. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott had a chance to meet a serodiscordant gay couple living with HIV, meaning one man has the virus and the other man doesn’t.

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Breakthrough in UNMC study on Parkinson’s disease

March 24th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have completed a breakthrough in the fight against Parkinson’s disease with an early phase human clinical trial.

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University Responds to POTUS Executive Order

February 2nd, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Reaction to President Donald Trump’s recent executive order, banning entry from seven majority Muslim countries, has hit the heartland. The University of Nebraska president Hank Bounds released a statement calling the executive order “disturbing and disruptive.”

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UNMC Included in Prestigious Research Grant

December 30th, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – A consortium of seven prestigious medical research universities, including the University of Nebraska Medical Center, are about to embark a federally funded research study to map the heart’s nervous system. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott has more in this report.

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