Role of the Biomedical Sciences Department
The department of Biomedical Sciences provides education and opportunity for research in the sciences basic to medicine. Faculty teach Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology and Physiology to students of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Allied Health and Nursing and the College of Arts and Science. Training in research and advanced clinical anatomy is given in the graduate programs.
Joseph Frank and Madeleine Urbanek (Undergraduates), Joe DiGuiseppi (Medical Student), and Jonathan Fleegel (Graduate Student) presented their research at the 2020 Creighton Neuroscience Symposium!
Creighton Researchers Probe Secrets of Skin Cancer
Some of skin cancer’s most closely held secrets are currently being pried loose in a Creighton University laboratory.
During the past six years, Laura Hansen, PhD, and Sandor Lovas, PhD, have monitored two signaling proteins they believe might play a key role in the development of skin cancer.
The results of that research, which was funded by a grant from the state of Nebraska, were significant enough that the National Institutes of Health has provided a five-year, $1.7 million grant to keep the line of inquiry alive.