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COVID-19 Vaccine Experience

Executive Director Amanda McGill Johnson is in the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. Originally, the clinical trial was supposed to last two years. However, due to the urgency of the ...

By |February 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |

From the President’s Desk: Climate and Public Heatlh

The mission of the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures (Nebraska Cures) states that we promote, support and advocate for research to advance our quality of life and our economy. Within ...

By |February 16th, 2021|

Science Cafe: COVID-19 & the Heart

Press release from UNMC Strategic Communications February 16, 2021. COVID-19 and the heart focus of Science Café  To ensure social distancing, Feb. 23 event will be offered via Facebook Live.Daniel ...

By |February 16th, 2021|Tags: |

Talking Research Launch

On February 4, Nebraska Cures launched Talking Research, a new lunch and learn series featuring health science research conducted in Nebraska. The goal is to educate Nebraskans about the amazing ...

By |February 11th, 2021|Tags: |

COVID-19 Vaccine Facts

Click here for our COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar from December 22, 2020. Sources of factual COVID-19 vaccine information: Nebraska Medicine Children's Hospital Vaccine FAQs for Parents with kids 12 to 15 ...

By |December 14th, 2020|Tags: , |

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: , |

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