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Goodbye 2020 – Hello Future!

What a year to turn 20! Typically, our annual report highlights the various science education events we've supported throughout the community. This year, it looks a little different. We used ...

By |November 30th, 2020|Tags: |

From the President’s Desk, November 2020

Recent news about the role of fetal tissue research in COVID-19 treatments and vaccines comes as we celebrate our 20th anniversary.  I thought that it might be useful to review ...

By |November 12th, 2020|Tags: |

COVID in Nebraska is topic of Nov. 17 Science Café

UNMC Press Release - University of Nebraska Medical Center infectious disease experts Kelly Cawcutt, MD, and Mark Rupp, MD, will discuss COVID in Nebraska at 10 a.m. on Nov. 17 as part of the Omaha Science Café series.  Dr. Cawcutt is ...

By |November 10th, 2020|Tags: |

THE SCIENTIFIC TRUTH ABOUT HERD IMMUNITY

Editor's note: The following statement was written and released by area health organizations including UNMC, Nebraska Medicine, Children's Hospital & Medical Center, CHI Health, Memorial Community Hospital and Health System, ...

By |October 30th, 2020|Tags: , |

OWH: Vaccine trials reach out to minority communities to diversify participants

Carlos Bárcenas has made a few connections over the years in his hometown of Grand Island, Nebraska. He has worked as a translator, and he now operates his own firm ...

By |October 13th, 2020|Tags: , |

10/11 News: Nebraskans Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Trump administration says a vaccine for COVID-19 could come as soon as the end of the year, but a vaccine can’t happen without clinical trials. ...

By |October 13th, 2020|Tags: , |

Fall 2020: From the President’s Desk

Although everyone is still very much focused on the coronavirus pandemic, I thought that it might be useful to update where we are with respect to stem cell and research ...

By |August 24th, 2020|

Midlands Voices: Nebraskans, be wary of claims by pop-up stem cell clinics

By Dr. David Crouse, board president for the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures. Published in the Aug. 1, 2020 Omaha World Herald. Stem cell research and regenerative medicine have tremendous ...

By |August 3rd, 2020|

New FDA Consumer Alert on Stem Cell and Exosome Products

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authority to regulate regenerative medicine products, including stem cell products and exosome products. There is a lot of misleading information on the ...

By |July 28th, 2020|Tags: |

Statement on Attorney General’s Action Against Stem Cell Clinics

"We applaud Attorney General Doug Peterson for taking action against direct-to-consumer stem cell clinics operating in Nebraska. Stem cell treatments offered at these clinics are not supported by controlled clinical trials in evidence-based medical research and do ...

By |July 17th, 2020|

Media Contacts

AMANDA MCGILL JOHNSON
Executive Director
Nebraska Coalition
for Lifesaving Cures

402.390.2461 amanda@nebraskacures.com


ANN PEDERSEN
Director of Public Relations
OBI Creative

402.397.7158 apedersen@obicreative.com