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Did these researchers develop a cure for orphan disease homocystinuria?

Did these researchers develop a cure for orphan disease homocystinuria?

Born with a rare metabolic disease that increases his risk for stroke and other cardiovascular illness — and greatly limits what he can eat — Russell Maestas...
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‘Mayor of Anschutz’ is back on the job

‘Mayor of Anschutz’ is back on the job

When it comes to smiling faces and warm dispositions on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, they don’t come much sunnier than Ron Washington...
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CU Anschutz at forefront of breakthroughs in Down syndrome research

CU Anschutz at forefront of breakthroughs in Down syndrome research

Colorado is a world leader in studying Down syndrome — with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus at the epicenter — and the galvanized research...
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How will artificial intelligence affect health care?

How will artificial intelligence affect health care?

The explosion of big data promises potential breakthroughs in disease treatments, but, just as in the development of new drugs, scientists and clinicians must...
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New energy, direction abound at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

New energy, direction abound at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

Today’s fast-paced world tends to trigger angst and stress, leaving people in need of outlets that provide relief, tranquility and health. Dan Bessesen, MD,...
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Anschutz Health Sciences Building heralded as ‘next phase of our future’

Anschutz Health Sciences Building heralded as ‘next phase of our future’

Campus and The Anschutz Foundation leaders, shovels in hand, on Wednesday turned ground on which the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus takes...
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Down for 45 minutes: a story of strength, survival and care

Down for 45 minutes: a story of strength, survival and care

Please excuse Kelsey McNeill if she cries during a short home video of her husband, Brian, playing the drums while their 4-year-old daughter shimmies to the...
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Dental school pioneers use of multi-modal, digital tools

Dental school pioneers use of multi-modal, digital tools

In Chase Lewis’ first semester at the CU School of Dental Medicine, he dug deep into human anatomy on his school-provided iPad. He used a state-of-the-art...
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CU Anschutz on forefront of reimagining health care

CU Anschutz on forefront of reimagining health care

Amid spiraling costs, complexity and inefficiencies, the health care industry has reached an inflection point. It’s ripe for massive disruption.
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Rockin’ his way back from the brink

Rockin’ his way back from the brink

Pumping iron. Shredding guitar. Hiking the mountains. Working in information technology. For Shuvanzan “Shavvi” Dwa, the start of his 30s was a daily exercise...
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Is there a penalty for weight loss?

Is there a penalty for weight loss?

Losing weight is difficult for most people, and keeping it off is invariably a struggle. Some studies have suggested that a greater than expected reduction in...
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Sarcoma team delivers 'best-in-world' care

Sarcoma team delivers 'best-in-world' care

In an article he wrote after a second bout with a rare form of cancer, Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks observed, “The great paradox of my experience with...
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Blockbuster of a convocation

Blockbuster of a convocation

Until Friday’s ceremony, freshmen Leo Ruffolo and Andy Womer weren’t exactly sure what “convocation” meant. They sure know now.
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Engineering cleaner rivers

Engineering cleaner rivers

Water gurgled as a metallic wheel churned along the surface of Cherry Creek. A woman passerby, taking a lunch-hour stroll along the creek path, stopped for a...
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Wagner to step down as Advancement leader

Wagner to step down as Advancement leader

Andrea Wagner surveys the menu at Backstage Coffee before stepping to the counter and flashing her big smile. “Hi Tyler, how are you? I’d like a club soda,...
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Firearm safety and training program aimed toward physicians

Firearm safety and training program aimed toward physicians

A group of physicians handled a variety of firearms, and even emptied rounds into targets on a firing range, but they weren’t at the Centennial Gun Club to...
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CU Denver-led startup wins NFL contest for helmet safety

CU Denver-led startup wins NFL contest for helmet safety

The Philadelphia Eagles weren’t the only big winners at this year’s Super Bowl. CU Denver’s own Chris Yakacki, PhD, an associate professor of mechanical...
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Take a preview tour of campus gem

Take a preview tour of campus gem

With the calendar’s turn to 2018, construction on the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center is in the home stretch. What began as a student-led effort...
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Sounding the alarm on climate change

Sounding the alarm on climate change

The adverse impacts to human health from global warming are undeniable and on track to worsen, without significant interventions, in the coming decades.
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Major university initiatives move forward

Major university initiatives move forward

Updates on major initiatives that have engaged large swaths of the CU Denver community – a new budget model, the Student Success Partnership and the facilities...
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CU Student Agency builds pipeline for jobs

CU Student Agency builds pipeline for jobs

In today’s digital world, the needs for creative media – websites, videos, photos and logos – are exploding.
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Dogged by the heat? There's no better time to escape to serene trails in Colorado's foothills

Dogged by the heat? There's no better time to escape to serene trails in Colorado's foothills

Now that we’re into the dog days of summer, it’s hard to resist the call of the Rockies.
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Landmark $38 million gift, new partnership make CU Anschutz a national leader in mental health care for veterans

Landmark $38 million gift, new partnership make CU Anschutz a national leader in mental health care for veterans

Thanks to a gift of $38 million from The Marcus Foundation, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will soon become a national model for the...
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Neurosurgeon provides ‘light at end of tunnel’

Neurosurgeon provides 'light at end of tunnel'

Dr. Youssef uses endoscopic procedure – akin to 'Fantastic Voyage' – to treat woman's rare case of hydrocephalus
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CU delegation, including President Bruce Benson and First Lady Marcy Benson, visits leaders and alumni in Middle East

CU delegation, including President Bruce Benson and First Lady Marcy Benson, visits leaders and alumni in Middle East

A University of Colorado Denver delegation’s trip to the Middle East to strengthen bonds and open doors to new opportunities proved very successful. It left...

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