Biomedical Sciences Department
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.
Jun Xia, PHD received a 2-year $120,000 grant from LB595 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Development Grant program titled “Mechanism of Lung Cancer risk Gene FUBP1-induced DNA Damage.”
Congratulations, Dr. Xia!
BMS PhD student Shreshtha Dash, along with Dr. Jian Zuo and Dr. Peter Steyger, co-authored a peer-reviewed research article in Pharmaceutics titled “Local Delivery of Therapeutics to the Cochlea Using Nanoparticles and Other Biomaterials.”
Dr. Tejbeer Kaur was nominated and received the Young Investigator Award from Creighton University School of Medicine on October 11, 2022.