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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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Operator of new child care center to host Q&A sessions for parents

Faculty and staff on the Anschutz Medical Campus who are interested in learning about the soon-to-be-built child care facility are invited to attend one of...
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Prescription benefits have changed for Anthem plan members

Payroll & Benefit Services is reminding employees enrolled in Anthem medical plans about changes to their prescription benefits, and of the savings for...
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Medicine and Science seminar gets students considering possibilities

John Freed, M.D., a professor and dean of the Graduate School at the Anschutz Medical Campus, talks with students and educators from high schools around the...
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Five Questions for Henry Claman

Henry Claman, M.D. Henry Claman, M.D., was no stranger to medical science or art: His parents were physicians in New York City and the family took great...
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Study pinpoints first lung cancer screening test

Screening for lung cancer using low-dose "spiral" CT scans reduces lung cancer mortality by 20 percent compared to screening with chest X-ray, the National...
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CU Women Succeeding symposium calls for proposals

The Faculty Council Women's Committee has announced a call for proposals for the annual faculty development symposium, CU Women Succeeding. The event, titled...
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Hidden Gems: Restored rooms at Anschutz Medical Campus tell story of Eisenhower's critical stay

The first sitting president to suffer a heart attack, Dwight. D. Eisenhower was hundreds of miles from the White House when it happened. Far removed from the...
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A campaign for giving back

University of Colorado employees can help Colorado's less fortunate by donating to the 2010 Colorado Combined Campaign. Since 1988, the Colorado Combined...
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Patients with specific lung cancer respond to new targeted treatment

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine co-written by D. Ross Camidge, M.D., Ph.D., director of the lung cancer clinical program at University of...
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Study: Estrogen replacement therapy speeds ovarian cancer growth

Monique Spillman, M.D. Estrogen therapy used by menopausal women causes a type of ovarian cancer to grow five times faster, according to a new study being...
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Hospital ranked among top 10 academic medical centers in U.S.

The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has been cited as one of the top 10 academic medical centers in the country based on quality, patient safety and...
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School of Medicine faculty dominate magazine's Top Docs list

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story indicated only 63 physicians from the Anschutz Medical Campus were included on the 5280 list; the story did not...
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School of Medicine doctors to provide AIDS care education in Africa

The HIV epidemic continues to grow, especially in Africa where it has orphaned millions of children and decimated entire communities. In this environment,...
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AMC physicians again dominate magazine's Top Docs list

The latest issue of Denver-based 5280 Magazine features some familiar names from the Anschutz Medical Campus. Colorado physicians voted 63 AMC physicians in 47...
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Low-cost cervical cancer vaccine moves to human trials

A low-cost cervical cancer vaccine developed by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers will be tested in human trials. Cervical cancer, caused by...

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