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Jingwei Xie, Ph.D., receives Maurer Scientific Achievement Award

From left, Mary Ann "Andy" Holland, Nora Sarvetnick, Ph.D. and Jingwei Xie, Ph.D., at the 17th Annual Spring Tribute Luncheon for the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures. In 2017, Holland ...

By |May 14th, 2019|

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 at the 17th Annual Spring ...

By |May 14th, 2019|Tags: |

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 at the University of Nebraska ...

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 the corporate world. She is ...

By |May 2nd, 2019|Tags: , |

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 a 100 events, how will ...

By |April 4th, 2019|Tags: |

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 April 23 Omaha Science Cafe. ...

By |March 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

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 news and notes.

By |February 13th, 2019|Tags: , |

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 time including R2-D2 and the ...

By |February 12th, 2019|Tags: |

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