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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 the previous year.

By |August 7th, 2018|Tags: , |

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 world." It's led by Amy ...

By |July 30th, 2018|Tags: |

NE SciFest Returns April 5-28, 2019

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

By |July 30th, 2018|Tags: |

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

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 Award recently at the 16th Annual Spring ...

By |June 1st, 2018|Tags: , |

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 Educator with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, ...

By |June 1st, 2018|Tags: |

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. ...

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