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Mapping our molecules: The quest for precision exercise medicine

Mapping our molecules: The quest for precision exercise medicine

Every day on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical campus, hundreds of research studies and clinical trials take place. Each one is important in its own...
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Researchers discover a genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease

Researchers discover a genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease

For more than 35 years, Ron Sokol, MD has been treating children born with a liver disease called Biliary Atresia (BA). Though the disease is rare, it is the...
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Can short bursts of activity make a difference in metabolic health?

Can short bursts of activity make a difference in metabolic health?

Ask endocrinology researcher Audrey Bergouignan, PhD where she conducts her research and you might expect to hear the United States and France since she has...
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Study shows CPAP therapy helps repair liver disease in children

Study shows CPAP therapy helps repair liver disease in children

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in children, largely due to the rising obesity epidemic.
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Conference focuses on community-engaged research

Conference focuses on community-engaged research

As I grabbed one of the last available seats in the Fulginiti Pavilion, I settled in to hear Stephen Thomas, PhD, deliver the keynote address for the eighth...
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Entrepreneurs use I-Corps@CCTSI to bring KneeTap innovation from clinic to market

Entrepreneurs use I-Corps@CCTSI to bring KneeTap innovation from clinic to market

They say necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Dr. Richard Meehan, his need to more successfully, and less painfully, treat his patients...
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CU Anschutz to play key role in NIH research program

CU Anschutz to play key role in NIH research program

Everyone knows that exercise is good for us. But we don’t precisely know why. What happens to our bodies on the molecular level when we exercise?
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CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers

CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers

If you work in the world of academic research, you’ve likely taken many trainings over the course of your career. How many of those, however, would you...
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I-Corps@CCTSI uses 'Shark Tank' tactics to launch innovations

I-Corps@CCTSI uses 'Shark Tank' tactics to launch innovations

On the final day of the inaugural I-Corps@CCSTI short course, seven teams of students and faculty gathered in the Gossard Forum auditorium to present their...
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CCTSI’s Community Engagement research improves mortality rates in five Denver neighborhoods

CCTSI’s Community Engagement research improves mortality rates in five Denver neighborhoods

It may not surprise anyone that clinical trials in patients can save lives (most people probably know someone enrolled in a cancer trial or other life-saving...
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CCTSI’s Boot Camp Translation cuts medical jargon, improves community health

CCTSI’s Boot Camp Translation cuts medical jargon, improves community health

​Medical guidelines use language and concepts that are not always understood by patients, making it difficult for them to choose the best treatment.
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Philanthropy at Work: Jones and Federico

M. Douglas Jones Jr., M.D, his daughter Monica Federico, M.D., and son-in-law Steven Federico, M.D., decided to give $20,000 for a current-use diversity...
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Boulder businessman’s gift sparks $2 million CU Opera endowment

Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that...
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Philanthropy at Work: Carol Hammond

Hammond says that fighting cancer is a passion because of the ubiquitous nature of the disease. Many of her friends are cancer survivors. In addition to her...
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CU-Boulder alumni couple endow classical guitar program in College of Music

Michele (Mikhy) and Mike Ritter made a trailblazing gift that, combined with a commitment from the Office of the Chancellor, will endow and name the program.
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Luncheon celebrates UPI’s commitment to scholarships

University Physicians Inc. is a quiet but powerful force on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Dedicated to providing business operations and administrative...
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Philanthropy at Work: Dawn Gregg

The business professor's dedication to education and her desire to honor a friend and business associate drove her to donate to CU Denver.
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Philanthropy at Work: Ann Komara

The associate professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver donates to a project close to her heart: the student journal ROOT.
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Philanthropy at Work: Fred Anderson, Dennis and Claudia Van Gerven

Professor Fred Anderson directs the University of Colorado Boulder’s Honors Program, earned a doctorate from Harvard, has received prestigious fellowships and...