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School of Medicine in the News

Gene Therapy for Depression in Mice May Lead to Tests in Monkeys, Humans

• Bloomberg

Human testing must be approved by an oversight committee for research at universities and this therapy is likely to face resistance, said David Antonuccio, a psychologist and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




The perfect storm already is upon us in health care

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D., is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and past president of the Nevada Public Health Association.


A Few Minutes with Milt

• KUNR

University of Nevada, Reno President Milt Glick talks with Greg Pari, chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Business Beat

• The Spokesman Review

He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, and completed his fellowship at West Virginia University in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.



20/20 Visionaries

• Nevada Business

She established a partnership between the Whittemore Family Foundation, private donors, the State of Nevada and the University of Nevada, Reno to fund a $77 million dollar research facility at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Ask the Doctor

• Generation Boomer

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Building a Stronger Heart by Thomas Hunt, M.D. University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Lawmakers Crack Down on Student-Athletes and Concussions

• KTVN Ch. 2

Carol Scott is the Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno. She says they know so much more about head injuries and the long-term effects. "We have many folks in their forties or fifties and suffering from neurological damage."


Regent challenger emphasizes student unity

• The Rebel Yell

As for himself, Doubrava hopes that if elected, he can help expand the reach of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and prevent the higher education system’s budget from losing anymore income.


Health Briefs

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing care for Washoe County's medically uninsured population.


Childhood Obesity Booming

• KTVN Ch. 2

Barbara Scott is the Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno. She says parents need to be more careful of what their children eat. "They need to allow their children to eat when they are hungry," said Scott. "But stop them when they get full.


11 appointed to UMC Hospital Advisory Board

• Las Vegas Sun

John Ruckdeschel, director and CEO of the Nevada Cancer Institute and a professor of the University of Nevada School of Medicine at UNR.


Patients at Risk Under the Knife

• Las Vegas Sun

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, an emergency room physician at University Medical Center and an author and professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said part of the problem is doctors sometimes get so consumed by the pressures of medicine that they lose sight of the human element of their work.


University of Nevada School of Medicine's Free Clinics for October Announced

• KTVN Ch. 2

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics for October have been announced for the following dates: a children's clinic will be held October 9 from 8 a.m. to noon., a general clinic will be held October 16 from 8 a.m. to noon and a women's clinic will be on October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.



School of Medicine offer sleep disorder treatment

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s clinical practice, University Health System, is now offering sleep medicine centers in Elko and Sparks with Dr. Aditya Bhargava, an internist who is board certified in sleep medicine, serving as medical director at both facilities.


Fire sprinklers in the home save lives

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two went on to the University of Nevada School of Medicine at approximately $5000 a year… a fire sale cost when out-of-state medical schools would have been $20,000 a year or more.



Conference aims to narrow health equity gap

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D. is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and past president of the Nevada Public Health Association.


Health and Wellness: Eggs - Some Hard-boiled Facts

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

Dr. Rebecca Gelber is an Incline Village resident and graduate of The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Aesthetic and Integrative Medicine.


Nevada Cancer Institute opens new cancer treatment center at UMC

• Las Vegas TSG Business News

Education Services: NVCI faculty will provide oversight of residents and fellows on their oncology rotations at UMC through separate agreements with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Doctors confess their fatal mistakes

• Reader's Digest

"It was more than 20 years ago, but it still haunts me," says Bryan E. Bledsoe, a clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.