Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: Health



Ventilator Sharing Device a Potential Lifesaver

A potential ventilator shortage sparked widespread concern as the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak intensified. The math suggested that not all people with COVID-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, would have access to the lifesaving machines that help people breathe. The problem captured the attention of Nebraska engineer Benjamin Terry and Keely Buesing, a University of […]

Targeting Obesity, Related Diseases at Molecular Level

When the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules launched five years ago, its director never imagined how much it would benefit Nebraska. Then Janos Zempleni added up the numbers: earning nearly $100 million in external funding, about $36 for every dollar the university invested; supporting the careers of numerous junior […]