Molly Ashford, Author at UNeTech Institute

What is… a translational research institute?

I will be the first to admit that I began working at a translational research institute (TRI) without any prior knowledge of translational research. As I’ve settled into my position, I’ve learned the basic principles through my work. But for my own sake, I wanted to...

UNMC dentist identifies new uses for Precision Syringe

Though the Precision Syringe was created as a solution to issues in pediatric ophthalmology, medical professionals from many specialties see potential uses for the dynamic invention. When Greg Bennett, a dentist and associate professor at the UNMC College of Dentistry...

UNMC assistant professor studies impact of physical activity on aging

Good news: exercise is good for your brain. I suppose that’s not exactly news—many of us have been told that exercise releases endorphins. Runners talk about a ‘high’ that they get after completing a great run. The connection between mental health and exercise has...

What are…. angel investors?

Every startup needs at least one person to believe in the vision—and of course, they need some money, too. Angel investors—accredited investors who are willing to put their money into early-stage, risky, or unproven ventures—are known as angels for a reason. For...

What is… Intellectual Property?

For centuries, intellectual property has been protected, allowing for new works of art, inventions, and technologies to thrive and for their creators to benefit. We have all seen the copyright notice in the front pages of our favorite books, or the trademark symbol...