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  • Sen Ron Withem speaks during the legislative session in 1997. Journal Star file photo

Statement on the Passing of Former State Senator Ron Withem

“On behalf of the board, staff, and supporters of the Coalition for Lifesaving Cures and Research Nebraska Inc. we are deeply saddened by the passing of former Speaker of the ...

By |May 29th, 2020|

Science Cafe to Feature NCLC’s Dr. Crouse

The next cafe is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 10:00 am, on the science café facebook page. Please join David Crouse, Ph.D., President of the Board of the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures (NCLC), as he presents, "Communicating Science ...

By |May 13th, 2020|Tags: |

Spring 2020: From the President’s Desk

COVID-19 Infection & Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cell (MSC) Therapy Currently, everyone is very focused on the coronavirus pandemic that is overrunning the world.  That concern and apprehension is not misplaced.  Among ...

By |April 28th, 2020|

From the President’s Desk

Gene therapy employing genetic engineering approaches involves the direct manipulation of DNA using biotechnology and may or may not include the manipulation of stem cell populations.  The first description of ...

By |February 19th, 2020|

News neuroscience neurology AI robotics psychology about newsletter trending rejuvenating the brain: more stem cells improve learning and memory of old mice

Critical aspects of hippocampal function can be reversed in old age, or compensated for throughout life, with the help of neural stem cells. Read more of the article, here.

By |January 14th, 2020|

Plant-derived SVC112 hits cancer stem cells, leaves healthy cells alone

"Proteins are the keys to initiating genetic programs in the cells to tell them Now you grow, now you stay put, now you metastasize. And those proteins are called transcription ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

MS Trial Begins Comparing Stem Cell Transplantation to Best Available Drugs

Researchers have begun trial testing an experimental stem cell treatment against the best available biologic therapies for severe forms of relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). The trial, sponsored by the National ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

New treatment for ‘silent’ heart attack survivors could make hearts stronger and repair scar tissue

People who suffer "silent" heart attacks could make dramatic recoveries under a new treatment that could also revolutionize the repair of scar tissue throughout the body, researchers say. Read more ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

Partnerships, broad support helping UNMC close in on a cure for HIV

OMAHA — Human immunodeficiency virus was deemed incurable for decades as scientists were unable to overcome its resistance to vaccines and were incapable of preventing it from mutating and integrating ...

By |January 9th, 2020|

Editorial: Here are New Year’s wishes for 2020 progress for the Midlands

The arrival of 2020, only a few days away, provides an occasion to turn our thoughts toward the opportunities and challenges of the new year. Let’s consider some of the ...

By |January 2nd, 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