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  • History of Forward timeline

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|
  • Registration for the 2017 Nebraska Science Festival opens Oct. 26

Get Involved with the 2017 Nebraska Science Festival

Registration is full for the 2017 Nebraska Science Festival Student Expo, at both locations: the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum near Ashland, Neb. April 20; and the Durham Museum, ...

By |November 29th, 2016|
  • Dr. West gives his Science Cafe presentation

Dr. Franklin West Woos Packed November Science Cafe Audience

On a Tuesday in mid-November, Franklin West, Ph.D., and world-leading expert in stem cell biology, fed giraffes at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.  His interest in the popular tourist destination was ...

By |November 29th, 2016|Tags: |
  • AIGA Award 2016

NCLC wins AIGA Nebraska award for “Change Lives Forever” Video

The Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures was honored recently with an AIGA Nebraska award for its video, Change Lives Forever, which is featured on the homepage of NebraskaCures.com. The AIGA ...

By |November 16th, 2016|
  • Deepak Madhavan leads the Omaha Science Cafe titled "Cannabidiol"

Cannibidiol is topic of Oct. 18 Omaha Science Cafe

Deepak Madhavan, an associate professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, leads the discussion titled "Cannabidiol" on October 18, 7 p.m. at The Slowdown.

By |October 17th, 2016|
  • Kris Boesen, CIRM spinal cord injury clinical trial patient.

Young man with spinal cord injury regains use of hands and arms after stem cell therapy

Hope is such a fragile thing. We cling to it in bad times. It offers us a sense that we can bear whatever hardships we are facing today, and that ...

By |September 14th, 2016|Tags: , |

Dr. Franklin West announced as speaker for November 15 Science Cafe

We are very excited to announce our November Science Café speaker and topic. Franklin D. West, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the University of Georgia, will be joining ...

By |August 29th, 2016|Tags: |
  • Holland Future Scientist Award 2016

UNMC Announces Richard Holland Future Scientist Award Winners

Ten undergraduate students from seven Nebraska colleges and universities recently received the 2016 Richard Holland Future Scientist Award from the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures. The students received cash prizes ...

By |August 25th, 2016|Tags: |
  • Richard "Dick" Holland

Remembering NCLC’s Chairman Dick Holland

The Nebraska Coalition has lost its visionary, its leader and its friend. We mourn the death of Richard “Dick” Holland, chairman of the board of directors, but celebrate the life ...

By |August 10th, 2016|Tags: |

Nebraska Science Festival activities stretch from Omaha to Scottsbluff

For nine days in April, Nebraskans celebrated in what organizers are deeming the first truly statewide science festival. See highlights from the festival here.

By |June 2nd, 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