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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 pancreatic cancer – just not ...

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 diseases and medicine at the ...

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 regulators to rein in potentially ...

By |May 9th, 2018|Tags: , |

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 sipping champagne from glass beakers. ...

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 the featured speaker for the ...

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.

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 April 20.

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 7 p.m. at the Slowdown.

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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 during the Nebraska Science Festival, ...

  • 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 ABC News' Ginger Zee as ...

Media Contacts

VICTORIA KOHOUT
Executive Director
Nebraska Coalition
for Lifesaving Cures

402.390.2461 victoria@nebraskacures.com


ANN PEDERSEN
Director of Public Relations
OBI Creative

402.397.7158 apedersen@obicreative.com