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Sanford Barsky, M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nevada Cancer Institute faculty member publishes scientific paper in the journal Nature

• Eurekalert!
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Sanford Barsky, M.D., who holds faculty positions at the University of Nevada School of Medicine as chair of the pathology department and Nevada Cancer Institute chief of pathology, is part of a team that has a paper on transgenic mouse mammary tumors with direct relevance to human breast cancer published in the October 22 issue of the scientific journal Nature.


Link to virus found

• Nevada SageBrush

What: A discovery was made by the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease, in conjunction with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, linking chronic fatigue syndrome to the XMRV retrovirus.


Health Dean Search Begins

• Nevada SageBrush

A search committee to find a new vice president of health sciences who will also serve as the dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine will have its first meeting Tuesday.


Health Briefs

• RGJ.com

Clinics are held at University Health System's Family Medicine Center, on the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off of North Virginia Street.


Students Tour Hospital-Like Training Center

• KVVU

The center is a training facility for the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the UNLV and Nevada State College schools of nursing.


Center for Molecular Medicine takes shape

• Nevada News

The Center for Molecular Medicine is the first new research facility going up at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 30 years.


Mental health experts disagree on responses

• LV Review-Journal

Robert Lynn Horne, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said 10 Klonopin, even at its strongest dose of 2 milligrams per pill, would not be a fatal amount for a teenager.


Who's news: First Business Bank - Northeast hires vice president of business development

• Appleton Post Crescent

She served her residency in family practice at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.


Elder care workshop set Oct. 8

• ElyNews.com

The Sanford Center for Aging, the Aging and Disability Services Division and the Nevada Geriatric Education Center (a joint program between the Sanford Center for Aging and the University of Nevada School of Medicine) will hold a free workshop on care for older adults in Ely on Thursday, Oct, 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the White Pine Senior Center, 1000 Campton St.




Life Saver or Life Taker?

• Aviation Today

Hear from these experts: … Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, M.D., Emergency Physician, Researcher and EMS author. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


New Tool Keeping EMS Rigs on the Move

• Austin American-Standard

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said he has seen no studies supporting the use of such technology.


Glick, Johnson Share Vision for Campus’ Future

• Nevada News

When completed, the building will help the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Orvis School of Nursing produce more doctors, nurses and, perhaps just as importantly, train them in the same facility.


Three Fallon grads attend the University of Nevada School of Medicine

• Lahontan Valley News

When Scott Thompson, 28, Tessa Black-Schwering, 26, and Reece Jones, 23, attended orientation for medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, the last thing they expected to find was another Churchill County High School graduate, let alone two.

University Research Funding Doubles in 10 Years

• Nevada News

One of the University’s most prolific researchers, Tom Kozel, a professor in the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is just one example of the depth of research cone at the University.


Public Invited to Support Women in Medicine

• Sparks Tribune

The public is invited to attend the American Medical Women’s Association dessert social and fundraiser on Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom.



Nevada Medical Students Study more than Science

• RGJ.com

Marin Gillis, Director of Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, designed the program, which is one of the standards for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs.


NV Issues

• MyNews4.com

UNLV Health System experts advocates for interdepartmental collaboration 1st video segment.


UNR Gets $10 Million for Medical Teaching Center

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Plans call for the University of Nevada School of Medicine to expand to a total enrollment of 400 medical students and the Orvis School of Nursing to 300 students.


Suffering For Their Art

• LV Review-Journal

Dr. Robert C. Wang, chief of ear, nose and throat surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, adds that Las Vegas' low humidity, compounded by heating and air conditioning—which can dry out the lining of the vocal cords, affecting their ability to vibrate—also is a contributor.


Where does your physician stand on reform?

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D., is Director of Health Policy Research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is the immediate Past President of the Nevada Public Health Association.


Former presidential adviser speaker at UNR banquet

• RGJ.com

Dr. Atul Gawande, a former senior health policy adviser to President Clinton and proponent of health care reform, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the 28th annual University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Banquet.


School of Medicine to offer women's health clinic

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics will offer a women's health clinic from 6 to 9 p.m. today and a general health clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.