The Ethical Issues of CRISPR/Cas9 Technology:Aspiring Towards Perfection or Annihilation?

NCER President Carol Szczepaniak, recently had the opportunity to present at the 4th Annual Biopharmaceutical Research & Development Symposium at the University Nebraska Medical Center for the Department of Pharmceutical Sciences: College of Pharmacy. Following is the abstract for her presentation on this widely debated topic making news across the world. If you would like […]

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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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Featured Team Members

  • Dick Muller

    Born and raised in Algona, IA, Dick graduated from Bishop Garrigan High School and the University of Iowa in Iowa City. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Joe Szczepaniak

    Over 30 years of senior management experience providing strong leadership and coaching while developing employees and co...

  • 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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