Tag: National Institutes of Health



Unraveling Biomolecular Communication

As with any successful team effort, the human body’s cells must communicate effectively to function properly. Miscommunication within or between cells leads to complex diseases such as cancer, diabetes and chronic liver disease. The university created the Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication, or NCIBC, to better understand how cells communicate and the role miscommunication […]

Pioneering Work in Global AIDS Fight

When Charles Wood learned Zambian children commonly suffer from Kaposi’s sarcoma, a rare skin cancer associated primarily with AIDS in adults, he decided to learn why and do something. Twenty years later, the Nebraska virologist has made important discoveries about how children contract the Kaposi’s virus and has developed public health intervention strategies to prevent […]