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RNA: Star of 2020 promises repeat performances in scientific breakthroughs

A star took center stage at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on April 26, where the award-winning “guest” was presented by some of its...
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Can COVID-causing coronavirus outwit human innate immune response?

As Americans cross their fingers, hoping the pandemic stays behind them, scientists across the country remain focused on the novel coronavirus, intent on...
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Solving the puzzle of rare diseases through data and teamwork

Melissa Haendel, PhD, has many goals as a prominent data scientist and the first-ever chief research informatics officer for the University of Colorado...
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Will regulatory change speed discovery of medical CBD benefits?

Artin (Art) Shoukas, PhD, a Johns Hopkins University professor emeritus, would have never dreamed he’d be using marijuana every night in his retirement years...
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New CU School of Pharmacy center sets path toward drug discovery hub

New CU School of Pharmacy center sets path toward drug discovery hub

For today’s generation of medical researchers, the need for speed in the scientific world was never more pronounced than it was in 2020. As society hid from a...
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Mass memorials: A place to grieve, heal, remember

Mass memorials: A place to grieve, heal, remember

Images of the crumbling Twin Towers are invading American living rooms and cellphones, as the 20th anniversary of one of the worst days in the nation’s history...
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Taking aim during mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign: It’s not easy

Taking aim during mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign: It’s not easy

On Dec. 14, when the first COVID-19 vaccine hit Colorado, healthcare providers were cast into another trying mission: Vaccinate the state’s 5.7 million...
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CU Anschutz experts break down COVID-19 effects by body part

CU Anschutz experts break down COVID-19 effects by body part

During the months-long pandemic, healthcare providers have seen a lot of things, often on levels they have never seen before. From brain fog and loss of smell...
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President Trump’s COVID-19 treatment takes the national spotlight

President Trump’s COVID-19 treatment takes the national spotlight

Four clinical trials of a drug cocktail that President Donald Trump has proclaimed his miracle “cure” are underway on the University of Colorado Anschutz...
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Free CU Anschutz COVID-19 antibody tests to fuel diabetes study

Free CU Anschutz COVID-19 antibody tests to fuel diabetes study

Using a high-quality antibody test produced within their own walls, researchers at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC) aim to answer questions about...
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Program Connects Students With COVID-19’s Most Vulnerable

Program connects students with COVID-19’s most vulnerable

For Kristina Slunecka, it was the woman locked down in her assisted-living facility room, unable to leave the confines of her four walls even to go outside...
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Providers, patients find ‘silver lining’ in rapid COVID-era telehealth transition

Providers, patients find ‘silver lining’ in rapid COVID-era telehealth transition

A mighty push from a novel virus created the momentum that telemedicine promoters have long wished for, forcing doctors’ visits from the office to the computer...
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CU Anschutz researchers roll out antibody test

CU Anschutz researchers roll out antibody test

A one-of-a-kind antibody test targeting the novel coronavirus has joined the arsenal of tools needed in understanding and eradicating COVID-19. The test,...
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Experts: Our mental strength depends on us all reaching out to each other

Experts: Our mental strength depends on us all reaching out to each other

Colorado is no stranger to disaster, with its devastating floods and record mass shootings. But living through the COVID-19 pandemic, an invisible threat with...
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Innovation in Education: CU Anschutz Palliative Care Program gains national nod

Innovation in Education: CU Anschutz Palliative Care Program gains national nod

After unexpectedly falling into palliative care and becoming a staunch believer in its healing power, Amos Bailey, MD, FACP, joined the University of Colorado...
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In battle of the pancakes, powerful protein and whole grains win

In battle of the pancakes, powerful protein and whole grains win

Mmmmmmm. Pancakes. Who doesn’t love the Homer Simpson favorite? But before you plop down in your favorite restaurant booth and order up a stack that rivals...
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‘It’s OK to cry’: Viral nurse photo highlights a sometimes forgotten toll

‘It’s OK to cry’: Viral nurse photo highlights a sometimes forgotten toll

“I was so pleased that they showed the human side of nursing,” Professor Flynn Makic, PhD, said of the TV news segment that caught her attention one night...
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Summer internship teaches Pine Ridge students, broadens CU Nursing's reach

Summer internship teaches Pine Ridge students, broadens CU Nursing's reach

his summer, while two Lakota native high school women scoured research papers and roamed the lands of their Pine Ridge Reservation, two University of Colorado...
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Eco-art, homelessness and housing costs: Student symposium projects target city

Eco-art, homelessness and housing costs: Student symposium projects target city

Livy Snyder has spent countless days in the metal car of a light rail train headed toward the heart of the Mile High City. But unlike many of her fellow...
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‘Campus conscience’: Community says goodbye to diversity chief Allen

‘Campus conscience’: Community says goodbye to diversity chief Allen

Whether it was fate or inclination, something spurred Brenda J. Allen, PhD, to shift her scholarly focus early in her career. The result, many of her...
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Campus Conversation focuses on reinventing student experience

Campus Conversation focuses on reinventing student experience

What do progressive pharmacies, precision medicine and doctors’ virtual house calls have to do with student success? A lot, if you work for the University of...
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‘Lynx’ population on rise

‘Lynx’ population on rise

Whether it’s the lure of the Lynx or the magic of the Mile High City, new students are sensing the attraction of the University of Colorado Denver and applying...
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Family from West Africa realizing lofty goals together at CU Denver

Family from West Africa realizing lofty goals together at CU Denver

Visitors to the Tisseglo household might fare best if they are CU Denver Lynx fans. Three of the family of five, which uprooted from West Africa in 2012 in...
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What has four legs, 125 strings and one dean’s heart?

What has four legs, 125 strings and one dean’s heart?

For the astute musician, it’s an extended hammered dulcimer. For the history buff: an instrument played by Gypsies on the streets of Hungary. For CU Denver’s...

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