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May 7, 2020
COVID-19 prompts CCTSI to launch new pilot award program, support four innovative projects
Few would describe the pace of academic medical research as swift. Yet last month, the CCTSI disrupted its own processes and timelines by issuing a new rapid-...
April 16, 2020
Inaugural hackathon a success
What can a group of individuals with access to wearable data accomplish in 24 hours? It turns out the answer is nothing short of amazing. In January, teams...
March 26, 2020
CU Anschutz is the new epicenter of Down syndrome research in the nation
Dr. Joaquin Espinosa, PhD is a busy guy. He’s the executive director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down syndrome, professor of pharmacology in the CU School...
January 9, 2020
Breakthrough therapy approved for people with cystic fibrosis
April 11, 2019
Center for Innovative Design and Analysis aids in mining for data
For many men and women on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, each day is a search. Their quarry is the signals in data: information necessary...
March 28, 2019
Researchers discover a genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease
For more than 35 years, Ron Sokol, MD has been treating children born with a liver disease called Biliary Atresia (BA). Though the disease is rare, it is the...
May 3, 2018
CU Anschutz wins $46.5 million NIH grant
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded $46.5 million to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its Colorado Clinical and...
March 29, 2018
CU, CSU researchers collaborate using natural animal models
In 2012, the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) formally invited Colorado State University (CSU) to become an official Institute...
January 4, 2018
Conference focuses on community-engaged research
As I grabbed one of the last available seats in the Fulginiti Pavilion, I settled in to hear Stephen Thomas, PhD, deliver the keynote address for the eighth...
September 28, 2017
Entrepreneurs use I-Corps@CCTSI to bring KneeTap innovation from clinic to market
They say necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Dr. Richard Meehan, his need to more successfully, and less painfully, treat his patients...
March 23, 2017
CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers
If you work in the world of academic research, you’ve likely taken many trainings over the course of your career. How many of those, however, would you...
July 14, 2016
CCTSI’s Community Engagement research improves mortality rates in five Denver neighborhoods
It may not surprise anyone that clinical trials in patients can save lives (most people probably know someone enrolled in a cancer trial or other life-saving...
April 21, 2016
CCTSI launches careers of young researchers
The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) TL1 program is making CU Anschutz a top-choice for students like Michelle Nelsen, who is...
April 14, 2016
CCTSI’s Boot Camp Translation cuts medical jargon, improves community health
Medical guidelines use language and concepts that are not always understood by patients, making it difficult for them to choose the best treatment.