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Editorial: Medical research can offer hope for those with Parkinson’s

An editorial in the Omaha World-Herald speaks positively on the results from a recent Parkinson's-related clinical trial by the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

By |April 5th, 2017|

Leavitt’s Law the subject of April Science Cafe

Vincent Woolf leads the next Science Cafe discussion titled "Silent Sky and the Cosmic Ladder" on Tuesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. at the Slowdown.

By |April 5th, 2017|
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March/April 2017 eNews

Welcome to the E-newsletter of the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures March/April 2017! Below are a few articles that caught our eye. Enjoy. UNMC Researchers reach milestone in effort to ...

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Dr. Mahendra Rao featured speaker for free Lunch and Learn April 21

Dr. Mahendra S. Rao is the featured speaker for the Lunch and Learn April 21. Dr. Rao is internationally known for his research involving human embryonic stem cells and other ...

By |March 29th, 2017|
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UNMC scientists achieve research milestone with Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at UNMC tested a drug that transforms the immune system for therapeutic and diagnostic gain in Parkinson's disease.

By |March 29th, 2017|Tags: , |

Free tickets for Kari Byron available April 1

Best known as a host for the popular TV show Mythbusters, Kari Byron will headline the 2017 Nebraska Science Festival on April 21.

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Bioprinting the topic of March 14 Science Cafe

Dr. John D. Jackson, Ph.D., leads the discussion titled "Bioprinting: Enabling Technology for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine."  Jackson is an associate professor in the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at ...

By |March 9th, 2017|Tags: |
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How Trump Could Slow Medical Progress

Several of Trump’s cabinet nominees have been outspoken critics of using embryonic stem cells and fetal tissue in research, and now some scientists fear the worst.

By |January 13th, 2017|
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Kari Byron to headline 2017 Nebraska Science Festival

Kari Byron, best known as a host on Discovery Channel’s "Mythbusters" and "The White Rabbit Project" on Netflix, will headline the 2017 Nebraska Science Festival on April 21.

By |January 11th, 2017|Tags: |
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A History of Forward

We formed in 2000 to advance research—stem cell research—and uncover lifesaving cures. This is still what fuels us today. Learn more about our history in our timeline.

By |December 27th, 2016|

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