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Researchers receive grant to study impact of law on public health practice

As Colorado's public health professionals address the health needs of the state, improving the time it takes to translate research into practice improves the...
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Health care, STEM education in CU spotlight as U.S. lawmakers convene

As delegates from Colorado and the rest of the country return to Capitol Hill this week, the University of Colorado's Office of Government Relations begins a...
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Awards honor teamwork of CU researchers, private-sector business

The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office tonight honors CU faculty and outside companies collaborating on the development of treatments for...
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Assembling planet's Tree of Life less daunting thanks to researchers

Showing how all organisms on Earth are related to each other has been a major goal of biologists since the time of Darwin. The "Tree of Life" illustration is...
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Chase Faculty Community Service Award nominations requested

Nominations for the annual Chase Faculty Community Service Award are being accepted through Feb. 26 to honor a full-time faculty member who has provided...
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President's Teaching and Learning Collaborative names 2010 researchers

Faculty researchers from all four university campuses have been chosen to participate in the President's Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) for 2010...
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State-of-the-art imaging offers enhanced treatment for arrhythmia

The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is the first hospital in the state where patients may benefit from a new advanced imaging technology used in treating...
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Rural medicine, Down syndrome programs receive federal support

Several programs of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, including efforts to bolster rural health care and to research Down syndrome, got a recent...
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University of Colorado Cancer Center names new director

Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer researcher and urologic surgeon Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D., has been named director of the University of Colorado Cancer...
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Plan for hotels near Anschutz Medical Campus moves forward

A pair of hotel projects near the Anschutz Medical Campus took a step forward recently when the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) approved...
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University's new expense system continues to roll

The University of Colorado's new expense system continues to expand as part of a rolling launch that began in April. By the end of February, the entire...
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Study highlights lack of knowledge regarding hospital medications

In a new study to assess patient awareness of medications prescribed during a hospital visit, 44 percent of patients believed they were receiving a medication...
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School of Pharmacy researcher receives funding from Michael J. Fox Foundation

Manisha Patel, Ph.D. (Photo by Isabella Muturi Sauve) The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research recently announced $1.5 million in total awards to...
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New UC Denver program puts high school grads on pathway to med school

High school students eager to begin their careers in medicine now have the opportunity to "reserve" a seat in a top-ranked medical school immediately after...
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Regents recap

At its Nov. 11-12 meeting at the Anschutz Medical Campus, the CU Board of Regents approved a lengthy slate of items. The board approved: The establishment of...
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New department of emergency medicine given OK by regents

The Board of Regents on Thursday, Nov. 12, approved the creation of the department of emergency medicine within the School of Medicine. "We're thrilled," said...
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Procurement Service Center names partners for lab supplies

Upon completion of a rigorous Request for Proposal (RFP) process, Fisher Scientific and VWR International, providers of lab supplies and equipment, are the...
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Depression Center works to establish national network

Nearly 21 million Americans suffer from depression, bipolar illness or other mood disorders each year, with an estimated economic burden of $83.1 billion each...
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Finances loom large at next Board of Regents meeting

The latest budget outlook, federal stimulus funding, increased overall efficiency and academic rigor are among the topics to be presented by university...
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Colorado cancer researcher earns grant to take on leukemia

Christopher Porter, M.D. A two-year, $1.4 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant will kick start research in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at the...
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School of Medicine to take part in nationwide study of blood pressure

More than 900 million adults worldwide and nearly one in three adult Americans have high blood pressure — one of the most common conditions among middle-aged...
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News briefs

Registration still open for Coleman Institute conference There's still time to register for the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities' ninth annual...
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College of Nursing expands offerings in Western Regional Graduate Program

Graduate students from 14 Western states can now attend University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing (CON) programs they don't have in their states while...
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Oct. 30 is deadline for CARTSS research funding applications CARTSS — the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences — is accepting...
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Study: Tanning associated with moles in very light-skinned children

A new study led by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Denver shows that very light-skinned children who tan...

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