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Cancer Center experts take calls in awareness-raising effort

From left, Csaba Gajdos, Susan Rein, Neil Toribara University of Colorado Cancer Center experts participated in a colorectal cancer awareness call-in line at...
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Educators explore unconventional ways of boosting learning, teaching

[flagallery gid=12 name="Gallery"] Can a professor boost classroom connections and foster better learning and teaching by getting students to loosen up with...
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Scientist finds super-survivor population for established lung cancer treatment

A discovery at the University of Colorado Cancer Center shows testing lung cancer on a molecular level can produce new insights into this deadly disease. CU...
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Procurement Month means open houses

For the third straight year, the Procurement Service Center (PSC) will celebrate Procurement Month by holding open houses on each CU campus. The CU Denver open...
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Women share journeys of success at expanded symposium

[flagallery gid=11 name="Gallery"] Personal journeys of success in personal and professional settings and the techniques that help make them possible were...
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High school students gain exposure to careers in biomedicine, cancer research

Some 120 high school students learned about prospective careers in biomedicine and cancer research at the second annual Learn about Cancer Day. Co-sponsored by...
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High-altitude athletic training gives clues to fighting lethal problems

When the body is deprived of oxygen during a major surgery, the kidneys, heart muscles or lungs can be injured as a result. The problem is that lack of oxygen...
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School of Medicine wins $3.9 million grant for whole-person health care

A new program designed to create comprehensive, integrated, whole-person health care systems for the people of Colorado has received a $3.9 million grant from...
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Leaders in public affairs, social advocacy receive high honor from CU

David Braddock and Terry Schwartz The University of Colorado has named two faculty members winners of the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award, one of the highest...
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Five questions for Dennis Roop

Dennis Roop This year, the School of Medicine created the Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology. The center draws on...
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University of Colorado Hospital getting 'Healthy for Good'

If the line of tables and the crowd in a conference room in the AIP late last month was any indication, the hospital and its staff seem to have gotten serious...
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School of Dental Medicine expansion under way

The drilling you may hear in the School of Dental Medicine isn't all about filling teeth. Construction is under way to expand the third and fourth floors. Dan...
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Cancer Center explores the art of spreading the word

Hoping to raise awareness of their cancer program among a big group of the nation's oncologists, the University of Colorado Hospital and the University of...
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Diversity and Excellence grant winners named

CU's Diversity and Excellence grants, awarded by the Office of the President and designed to help faculty and/or staff projects promoting diversity and...
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CU Women Succeeding Symposium promises learning, networking

The CU Faculty Council Women's Committee has announced its eighth annual CU Women Succeeding Symposium, two days of learning, networking and celebrating on the...
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Researchers discover way to halt lung inflammation in animal models

Acute inflammation of the lung is a poorly recognized human disease that develops in surprising and unexpected ways. The acute lung injury (ALI) or adult...
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CU branding initiative under way

The University of Colorado's long-awaited branding project began its rollout today with a systemwide letter from President Bruce D. Benson promising the effort...
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Fitzsimons Early Learning Center begins pre-registration sessions

The Fitzsimons Early Learning Center has begun pre-registration for families. Operator Bright Horizons will host sessions this month and next where...
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New data from Cancer Center could change how drugs are evaluated

A class of drugs thought to kill cancer cells may in fact block "cross talk" between the cancer cell and normal immune cells, resulting in reduced cancer...
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Proposals sought for Spring Conference on Teaching

The President's Teaching Scholars has set March 4 for the Spring Conference on Teaching. Proposals are being sought from University of Colorado faculty for...
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CU-developed lung cancer therapy proves successful

Paul Bunn, M.D. A combination therapy for treating cancer discovered at the University of Colorado Cancer Center showed improved survival rates in patients...
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Doctors investigate not-so-sweet side of fructose

More and more people have become aware of the dangers of excessive fructose in diet. A new review on fructose in a recent issue of the Journal of the American...
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School of Medicine to team with Duke in researching quality-of-life care

The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Duke University have received a $7.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute...
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Boettcher biomedical research grant applications available

University of Colorado biomedical researchers within four years of their first academic appointment can compete for their first independent grants of between $...
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Medical humanities anthology collecting writing, artwork

Submissions are requested for The Human Touch 2011, the University of Colorado School of Medicine anthology of writing and art. Art, photography, poetry and...

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