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COVID-19 prompts CCTSI to launch new pilot award program, support four innovative projects

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-...
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Inaugural hackathon a success

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...
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CU Anschutz is the new epicenter of Down syndrome research in the nation

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...
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Center for Innovative Design and Analysis aids in mining for data

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...
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Researchers discover a genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease

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...
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CU Anschutz wins $46.5 million NIH grant

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...
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CU, CSU researchers collaborate using natural animal models

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...
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Conference focuses on community-engaged research

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...
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Entrepreneurs use I-Corps@CCTSI to bring KneeTap innovation from clinic to market

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...
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CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers

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...
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CCTSI’s Community Engagement research improves mortality rates in five Denver neighborhoods

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...
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Consortium takes lead on studying climate change effects on health

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...
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CCTSI’s Boot Camp Translation cuts medical jargon, improves community health

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.