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‘It’s been devastating’: Stem cell patient lost his vision and livelihood after treatment

By |August 22nd, 2019|

Peddling unproven treatments, stem cell industry ‘fleeces,’ sometimes harms patients

By |August 22nd, 2019|

Ten undergraduate students awarded Holland Future Scientist Awards

Ten undergraduate students from five Nebraska colleges and universities recently received the 2019 Richard Holland Future Scientist Award from the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures.The students received cash awards totaling ...

By |August 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

“Cure HIV: A Fantasy or Reality” is topic of Omaha Science Cafe

The next cafe is scheduled for Tuesday August 13, 7:00 pm, at the *Slowdown. Please join, Howard E. Gendelman, M.D., the Margaret R. Larson Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious ...

By |July 26th, 2019|Tags: |

Vaping is topic of Omaha Science Cafe

Physician assistant, Jill Selzle is featured speaker on July 23 Jill Selzle, a physician assistant with Nebraska Medicine in the department of surgery’s division of cardiothoracic surgery, will discuss "The ...

By |July 11th, 2019|Tags: |

NCLC attends the Central Nebraska AHEC’s Summer Teacher Workshop

Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures Executive Director Victoria Kohout recently attended the Central Nebraska AHEC's summer teacher workshop. The Coalition is a sponsor of AHEC and understands the importance of ...

By |June 17th, 2019|

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|

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