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So far Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has created 170 blog entries.
  • Alena Balasanova

November 14 Science Cafe will discuss opioids and addiction

Alëna A. Balasanova, M.D., director of addictions education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will discuss opioids and addiction at the next Omaha Science ...

By |November 7th, 2017|
  • SciFest

2018 Nebraska Science Festival Registration Opens Oct. 25

Registration for the 2018 Nebraska Science Festival, scheduled for April 19-28, opens October 25. The sixth annual event will feature student expos and a variety ...

By |October 24th, 2017|
  • fetal tissue research

Fetal tissue research is essential for scientific discovery and improving human health

Decades after the U.S. Congress repeatedly reaffirmed its support for publicly funded fetal tissue research, investigators find themselves facing efforts by this same body to prevent this kind ...

By |October 19th, 2017|
  • Paul Davis

October 24 Science Cafe will discuss parasites

Paul Davis, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will discuss parasites that infect cats, rats and humans at ...

By |October 19th, 2017|
  • 2017 INBRE award oral winners

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Read about the 2017 INBRE Award winners,  UNMC's glaucoma breakthrough and Dr. Crouse's letter against clinics claiming to cure diseases via stem cells, citing ethical and ...

By |October 17th, 2017|
  • Matt Serwe

Nebraska weather topic of Sept. 26 Omaha Science Cafe

KETV Ch. 7 morning meteorologist Matt Serwe will lead a discussion on Nebraska weather at the next Omaha Science Café at 7 p.m. on Sept. ...

By |September 18th, 2017|

FDA cracks down on stem-cell clinics, including one using smallpox vaccine in cancer patients

The Food and Drug Administration announced a crackdown on stem-cell clinics offering unproven and potentially dangerous treatments.

By |August 28th, 2017|
  • Iqbal Ahmad, Ph.D.

Glaucoma breakthrough by UNMC research team published in journal Stem Cells

A University of Nebraska Medical Center researcher has discovered that a common form of glaucoma that strikes adults may have early origin.

By |August 28th, 2017|
  • Dr. Harold Maurer

At 80, former UNMC chancellor is back to work as part-time pediatrician

Dr. Harold Maurer spent 15 years as chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, retired three years ago, then returned to work as a ...

By |August 26th, 2017|
  • Editing DNA in human embryos

Take a Look Inside the Lab Where Scientists are Editing DNA in Human Embryos

This summer, scientists, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, at Oregon Health & Science University corrected a mutation that causes a potentially fatal heart condition.

By |August 23rd, 2017|