Graduate Scholar Interview: Bryant England

 The Graduate Scholar Series highlights Scholar awardees who have graduated from our program by successfully obtaining extramural funding. These interviews share their research, progress, words of wisdom, and how the program has been beneficial to them.  Bryant England, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal…

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An Emerging Childhood Obesity Workgroup: Opportunity for Partnerships!

Obesity is one of our Community Advisory Board’s identified regional health priorities due to the high prevalence in the Great Plains, and disparities in prevalence and outcomes for under-represented minority populations and people living in rural areas.  Addressing obesity early, either through prevention or treatment of childhood obesity,…

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App is first to show what glaucoma patients see

GP IDeA-CTR Scholar Deepta Ghate, MD The practice of medicine relating to sight has been around for more than 2,500 years. But for the first time, ophthalmologists are able to see what their glaucoma patients see -- through an iPad tablet application. "This represents the first time we have…

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Distinguished Scientist: Scholar Vijaya Bhatt, MBBS
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scholar Graduate Vijaya Bhatt, MBBS

Distinguished Scientist: Scholar Vijaya Bhatt, MBBS

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scholar Graduate Vijaya Bhatt, MBBS The Distinguished Scientist AwardThe Distinguished Scientist Award, sponsored by UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, recognizes researchers who have been among the most productive scientists at UNMC during the past five years.This profile is part of a series to highlight…

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New Investigator Award: Scholar Bryant England, MD, PhD

CTR Scholar Graduate Bryant England, MD, PhD This profile is part of a series to highlight the researchers who will be honored at a ceremony for UNMC's 2020 Scientist Laureate, Distinguished Scientist and New Investigator Award recipients.New Investigator AwardNew Investigator Awards go to outstanding UNMC scientists who in…

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Matthew Rizzo, MD, is UNMC’s 14th Scientist Laureate

Great Plains IDeA-CTR PI Matthew Rizzo, MD Matthew Rizzo, MD, Frances & Edgar Reynolds Chair and professor in the UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, has been named the 14th UNMC Scientist Laureate.The award is the highest honor UNMC bestows upon its researchers.Dr. Rizzo will be honored, along with…

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Introducing the Community-Engaged CTR Incubator

Introducing the Community-Engaged Clinical and Translational Research Incubator Clinical and translational researchers call for resources to help develop community-engaged research that is competitive for NIH funding.  As the Community Engagement and Outreach Core (CEO) of the Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network (GP IDeA-CTR) we’ve provided…

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Graduate Scholar Interview: Trey Andrews, PhD

Graduate Scholar Series: Trey Andrews, PhD Trey Andrews, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology in the Institute for Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He is also a recipient of the 2018 Great Plains IDeA CTR Scholar Award. Get more information…

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Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information

Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information As the world watches, new information about COVID-19 is coming to light. The Great Plains Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Clinical & Translational Research (CTR) Network headquartered at UNMC has received a $180,000 grant to participate in a national effort…

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Scholar Dr. Hwang leads study to help teens control aggression

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scholar Dr. Hwang leads study to help teens control aggression Researchers from UNMC and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are collaborating on a $2.2 million study to advance treatment research for youths who experience anger outbursts, aggressive behavior and have difficulty regulating their…

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