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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.

  • Dr. John D. Jackson

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: |
  • demonstrators dressed as embryos

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|
  • Kari Byron

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: |
  • 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: , |

Media Contacts

VICTORIA KOHOUT
Executive Director
Nebraska Coalition
for Lifesaving Cures

402.390.2461 victoria@nebraskacures.com


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Director of Public Relations
OBI Creative

402.397.7158 apedersen@obicreative.com