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Devoted Omaha couple, Carol and Rick Russell, receives Lifesaver Award

Article courtesy of Tom O’Connor, UNMC public relations One of Omaha’s most devoted couples – Carol and Rick Russell – received the annual Lifesaver Award on April 29 ...

By |May 14th, 2019|

The Birth-Tissue Profiteers: How well-meaning donations end up fuelling an unproven, virtually unregulated two-billion-dollar stem-cell industry.

Because amniotic-stem-cell treatments don’t undergo the clinical trials required for F.D.A. approval, there’s little data or research on them. Illustration by Ben Jones.

By |May 14th, 2019|

Hearing loss is topic of May 14 Omaha Science Cafe

UNMC neurotologist, Jonathan Hatch, M.D., is featured speaker Jonathan Hatch, M.D., assistant professor and neurotologist, in the department of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery ...

By |May 7th, 2019|

In conjunction with Nebraska Science Festival, attorney/bioethicist discusses Right to Try Act in Nebraska and clinical research trials

Beth Roxland, J.D., M. Bioethics, is an experienced attorney and ethicist who has worked in a wide range of areas including law, government, academia, and ...

By |May 2nd, 2019|

NE SciFest starts Friday

More than 100+ activities to take place during the festival April 5 marks the beginning of the 2019 Nebraska Science Festival. And, with more than ...

By |April 4th, 2019|

Do We Have the Right to Try? The Movement, the Law and the Societal Impact with Beth Roxland

Join the Nebraska Coalition of Lifesaving Cures as they welcome Beth E. Roxland, J.D., M.Bioethics, Senior Consultant, as she presents "Right to Try Laws" at the ...

By |March 22nd, 2019|

Doctors offer their input about adult stem cell therapy

By |March 7th, 2019|

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Read about the 17th Annual Spring Luncheon, the upcoming Nebraska Science Festival, the Chairman's Report from James Turpen, Ph.D. of the Education Committee, and other ...

By |February 13th, 2019|

Grant Imahara to headline 2019 Nebraska Science Festival

A recognized electronics and robots expert from Discovery Channel's Mythbusters, Grant Imahara has worked on some of the most famous movie and TV robots of all ...

By |February 12th, 2019|

Living organ donation is topic of Feb. 19 Omaha Science Cafe

Wendy Grant, M.D., professor of surgery in the division of transplantation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a member of the organ transplant ...

By |February 11th, 2019|