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So far Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has created 187 blog entries.

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|

Kelly: Omaha husband-and-wife doctors win award, stress importance of medical research

At an Omaha celebration this week, husband-and-wife physicians recalled falling in love long ago at a Christmas party at the National Institutes of Health while ...

By |May 7th, 2018|

University of Minnesota ethicist sounds warning on unproven cell-based interventions

Leigh Turner, Ph.D., is speaker at Nebraska Science Festival’s Lunch and Learn event Omaha, NE – An ethicist from the University of Minnesota, Leigh Turner, Ph.D., was ...

By |May 1st, 2018|

How human embryonic stem cells sparked a revolution

After 20 years of hope, promise and controversy, human embryonic stem cells are reshaping biological concepts and starting to move into the clinic.

By |March 30th, 2018|

Reserve Your Free Tickets on April 1 to See Ginger Zee at the Nebraska Science Festival

Ginger Zee of ABC News is the headliner for NE SciFest 2018. Tickets are available online at noon on April 1 for her presentation on ...

By |March 30th, 2018|

April Science Cafe Will Discuss Relationship of Regional Dialects in the U.S.

Frank Bramlett, Ph.D., a professor in the English department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will lead the Science Cafe on April 3, at ...

By |March 30th, 2018|

Attend the Spring Lunch and Learn

Dr. Leigh Turner is the featured speaker for this year’s FREE Lunch and Learn, sponsored by the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures to be held ...

By |March 27th, 2018|
  • NE Scifest 2018

Check out 2018’s Science Festival Schedule!

The Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures is a sponsor once again for the Nebraska Science Festival. This year's event runs from April 19-28 and includes ...

By |March 20th, 2018|