Eckel named interim vice chancellor for research

Robert Eckel has been named interim vice chancellor for research, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, filling the role that had been held by Richard Traystman, who died last...

Theodorescu’s close call: the Hawaii false missile attack alert

A trip to Hawaii to share his expertise with another cancer center turned into a harrowing experience for Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, the director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

Vemulakonda receives Rising Star Award

Vemulakonda Vijaya Vemulakonda, associate professor of surgery, School of Medicine, has received the American Urological Association Rising Star Award, which is given to only two urologists each year...

Doebele named director of CU Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Research Initiative

For a decade, Robert C. Doebele, MD, PhD has been a central figure of lung cancer research in Colorado, using cutting-edge approaches to study how “gene fusions” drive certain cancers and how cancers...

Patel joins Epilepsy Society Board

Faculty member Manisha Patel, PhD, has joined the Board of Directors of the American Epilepsy Society (AES), a medical and scientific society with 4,000 members. Dr. Patel assumed her new position at...

Smith shares story of living with Treacher Collins syndrome

Researchers frequently speak about their studies of diseases and the positive influences their work has had in their field. But few can talk about experiencing a disease they explore firsthand...

Holers honored by American College of Rheumatology

Michael Holers, MD, the Scoville Professor of Rheumatology in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was honored with the designation of Master by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...
Mealer co-chairs panel on moral resilience

Mealer co-chairs panel on moral resilience

Meredith Mealer, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, recently co-chaired the American Nurses Association Professional Issues Panel on...
In memoriam: Richard Traystman

In memoriam: Richard Traystman

Richard Traystman UPDATED OCT. 30, 2017: The campus memorial for Richard Traystman, PhD, vice chancellor for research and Distinguished Professor of the University, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7...

Pastula appointed to Colorado Board of Health

Daniel Pastula, assistant professor and associate director of medical student education in the Department of Neurology at the CU School of Medicine, has been appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to...

Flaig named chair of national panel

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is an alliance of 27 leading cancer centers working together to set the standards of cancer care followed by clinicians around the country and the...

Jankowski awarded NIH funding for bone density study

Approximately 46 percent (21 million) of older women in the United States have low bone mass, a condition that increases the risk of fracture, disability, and death, but may also be reversible...

Jimeno earns R01 grants to make new models testing cancer immunotherapies

As Harry Potter characters use an invisibility cloak to avoid detection in Hogwarts’ forbidden areas, cancer cells make themselves invisible to the immune system to avoid destruction.

Canto-Soler joins Ophthalmology and Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine team

When Valeria Canto-Soler, Ph.D., was a biology student in Argentina, she dreamed of a career studying elephants and other African wildlife in their natural habitat.

James DeGregori goes ‘Over the Edge’ for Cancer League of Colorado

On September 7, 8 or 9, James DeGregori, PhD, will rappel 29 stories down the side of one of Denver’s tallest skyscrapers in the annual “Over the Edge” event raising funds for the Cancer League of...

Krugman named interim dean of College of Nursing

We are delighted to announce today the appointment of Mary Krugman PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, as interim dean of the College of Nursing.

Lyons earns prestigious grants

A successful early-career scientist will apply for many grants and even win a few, often first from foundations and associations, perhaps from programs designed to promote the training of young...
Guntupalli publishes first book, ‘Sex and Cancer’

Guntupalli publishes first book, ‘Sex and Cancer’

An encounter with a patient and an a-ha moment inspired a University of Colorado Cancer Center physician to write a book about a challenge experienced by many gynecological oncology patients.

Kane is first Paul R. O’Hara II Endowed Chair in Esophageal Cancer

When Katy Rady lost her brother, Paul R. O’Hara II to cancer, she turned her despair into an enduring tribute funding research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

Samet named dean of Colorado School of Public Health

Following an extensive national search, the chancellor of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Don Elliman, announced Tuesday the hiring of Dr. Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S., as the new...
Gal publishes on Pasteur

Gal publishes on Pasteur

Joseph Gal, a chemist and professor emeritus at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, recently explained how Louis Pasteur struggled to show how some molecules exist in mirror-image forms,...

Everson retiring after history-making career

Sitting in his office in the Hepatology and Transplant Center on the seventh floor of University Hospital, Professor Greg Everson, MD, FACP, mentions his plans to retire this summer. For most, this...
2017 PrideFest

CU celebrates Denver PrideFest

The University of Colorado proudly sponsors Denver PrideFest 2017, which took place June 16-17. We are excited to celebrate our diverse CU community and the larger community. CU is ALL FOUR diversity...

Visiting international scholar Tabata collaborates at CU Anschutz

“If you’re seeing stars and feel as if you can’t take another step, you’re doing the exercise right—but it is all worth it.” Variations of this theme are expressed by enthusiasts of the Tabata...

Cambier honored for leadership, vision

John Cambier, chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology in the School of Medicine, has been named the winner of the Joseph Addison Sewall Award for exceptional contributions of...