Turning Skin Cells into Blood Vessel Cells While Keeping Them Young

Science Daily  April 6, 2017 This is a mouse heart section showing human progenitor cells that formed functional human blood vessels. Purple color signifies human blood vessels, red staining signifies the blood vessels of the mouse that received the human cell implants. Credit: Jalees Rehman Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a […]

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Unproven Stem Cell ‘Therapy’ Blinds Three Patients at Florida Clinic

Science Daily  March 15, 2017  Stanford University Medical Center Jeffrey Goldberg and his colleagues examined the cases of three women who were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment for macular degeneration. Credit: Norbert von der Groeben Three people with macular degeneration were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment that was touted […]

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Featured Team Members

  • Greg Schleppenbach

    Greg Schleppenbach is Executive Director of the Nebraska Catholic Conference. He is in charge of coordinating and direct...

  • Bryan Van Deun, Ed.D.

    Bryan J. Van Deun, Ed.D., spent 42 years in educational administration and nonprofit fundraising leadership positions in...

  • Sister Renee Mirkes, Ph.D.

    Sister Renée Mirkes, OSF, PhD is a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, Manitowoc, WI. She serves as ...

  • Carol Szczepaniak

    Carol has 34 years of combined Scientific Research, Teaching, and Pharmaceutical Sales with a proven track record in exc...

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The Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research is a statewide advocate for biomedical research that promotes the life, dignity and rights of every human being at each developmental stage.

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