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Artist rendering of UNR Med's new, integrated multi-specialty primary care clinical practice at 745 West Moana Lane, set to open in early 2020. University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine expands health care services in northern Nevada
Tuesday, January 15, 2019: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) is expanding both health care services and clinical education for medical students, physician assistant students and residents in northern Nevada with the purchase of 745 West Moana Lane in Reno. UNR Med is transforming the existing three-story building into a multi-specialty clinical practice that will be patient-centered as both a model of outstanding medical care and medical education.

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UNR Med Research Uncovers New Reason For Male Infertility

• This is Reno

A University of Nevada School of Medicine researcher has revealed a new source of male infertility. According to School of Medicine Professor, Wei Yan, M.D., new research as uncovered efferent duct obstructions as a new cause of male infertility, correcting a long-held concept regarding sperm transport.

UNR's School of Medicine reveals new cause of male infertility

• KRNV Channel 4 News

UNR med professor Wei Yan says his research team found out that efferent duct obstructions may be to blame for male infertility. That means that there might be a blockage when it comes to sperm transport.

UNR Med to celebrate 50 years

• Elko Daily Free Press

Thomas Kozel, professor, UNR Med's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, who has served on the UNR Med faculty for 48 years, since 1971.

UNR Medical School receives $2M grant to study premature labor

• Hermann Herald

The University of Nevada Medical School in Reno has received a $2 million grant to help develop new approaches to guard against dangers related to premature labor. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently awarded the grant to Dr. Iain Buxton and his research team to help develop a drug to prevent a woman’s labor without having dangerous effects on a developing fetus. Buxton and his research team will study the uterine muscle of women and how it is regulated to stay relaxed for many months before responding to signals that initiate contraction.

Health Watch: Medicine meets Virtual Reality

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Our future doctors and nurses are jumping into tangible, virtual environments for hands-on experience in the medical field, before the real deal. It very well could improve our medical care in the future. I'll take you inside a unique lab at the University of Nevada, Reno's Knowledge Center, for Health Watch tonight.

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's annual State of the School Address features an updated 2018-2019 Fact Sheet and information on the institution. Download 2018 UNR Med State of the School resources

Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, delivered UNR Med's 2018 State of the School Address, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at Basin Street Stadium Club at Mackay Stadium.