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So far Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has created 194 blog entries.

UNMC’s $135 million in research funding sets record, again

UNMC researchers have set a new record -- bringing in $135.6 million in research funding for fiscal year 2018, up 15.8 percent from $117 million ...

By |August 7th, 2018|

August Science Cafe to Discuss ALS

The August Science Cafe on Tuesday, August 14, is titled "The Eyes Have it - How the eyes keep people with ALS connected to the ...

By |July 30th, 2018|

NE SciFest Returns April 5-28, 2019

The statewide science festival attracted more than 24,000 attendees in 2017.

By |July 30th, 2018|

Upcoming Science Cafe Will Discuss the Science of Beer

The July Science Cafe on Tuesday, July 10, will be led by Tony Thomas and Phil Doerr, brewers at Farnam House Brewing Company. The two ...

By |July 3rd, 2018|

New Omaha-area clinic touts stem cells’ ‘remarkable potential’ as some experts urge caution

By |June 1st, 2018|

Two UNMC Physicians Honored For Their Support of Medical Research

One of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s most dynamic couples – Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., and Alison Freifeld, M.D. – received the annual Lifesavers ...

By |June 1st, 2018|

June Science Cafe to Discuss Entymology

The upcoming Science Cafe on Tuesday, June 5, will be led by Jody Green, Ph.D., Extension Educator with University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Jonathan Larson, Ph.D., Extension ...

By |June 1st, 2018|

UNMC researcher recognized for his work on cancer of the bile ducts, which is as deadly as pancreatic cancer

via news release by UNMC Liver cancer has become fastest growing type of cancer. It’s a form of cancer that’s every bit as deadly as ...

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Spring Luncheon Honors Husband and Wife Duo of Doctors

Alison Freifeld, M.D., and her husband, Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., were the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures Lifesaver Award recipients. Freifeld has been a professor of infectious ...

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients.

For years, such direct-to-consumer stem cell clinics have expanded mostly unchallenged. Cases like Tyler’s, however, are prompting lawsuits and new efforts by state and federal ...

By |May 9th, 2018|