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So far Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has created 200 blog entries.

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|

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|