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CIRM funded study may help explain why some people with cystic fibrosis are less prone to infection

Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that mostly affects the lungs. It is caused by a mutation in a gene called cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). As a result of ...

By |December 24th, 2019|

Patient’s own cells engineered to wage war on cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlpgwfPmaTs&feature=emb_title CAR T-cell Therapy Two Years Later: Nick's Story - Nebraska Medicine After traditional therapies weren't effective, lymphoma patient Nick Howe was one of our first patients to take part ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Can stem cells help people recovering from a stroke? You asked, and the experts answered

We recently held our first ever Facebook Live event. It was focused on the use of stem cells and recovery from a stroke and featured three great guests: Dr. Gary Steinberg, ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Bad Batch podcast’s dark picture of perinatal stem cell industry

I finished listening to the first 6 episodes of the Bad Batch podcast last week. The series is by medical journalist Laura Beil. I think there will be a 7th episode that’s ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Some Nebraskans sickened by unapproved stem cell treatments, officials say

By |December 9th, 2019|

Researchers create a better way to grow blood stem cells

Blood stem cells are a vital part of us. They create all the other kinds of blood cells in our body and are used in bone marrow transplants to help ...

By |December 4th, 2019|

Another FDA letter to a stem cell clinic supplier: what’s the agency’s long game?

The FDA just sent another untitled letter to a producer of a potentially non-compliant perinatal “stem cell” product that may be an unapproved drug. This follows past non-warning letters and/or inspection reports ...

By |December 4th, 2019|

Communicating About Unproven Stem Cell Treatments to the Public

A Closer Look at Stem Cells reports that in recent years, there has been a proliferation of unregulated stem cell clinics providing unproven treatments for patients with a variety of ...

By |November 26th, 2019|

Many stem cell clinics promise unapproved treatments: How to stay safe

NBC reports that Google has cracked down on pervasive, predatory ads promoting sketchy medical treatments — a move that could affect many of the hundreds of stem cell treatments advertised ...

By |November 26th, 2019|

Kohout Departs as Coalition Executive Director. McGill Johnson to Take Her Place

The Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures announced that its long-serving (12 years) executive director, Victoria Kohout, has left the organization effective October 4, 2019, to take the position as director ...

By |November 7th, 2019|

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