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Five questions for Jennifer Caspari

The psychological wellness of cancer patients often can influence health outcomes. At the University of Colorado Hospital, Caspari spends much of her time...
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Postdoctoral research day highlights innovation

Innovation and creativity were the main themes running through the fifth annual Postdoctoral Research Day on March 14 at the Anschutz Medical Campus. This year...
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Marijuana symposium features university health and public policy experts

Experts from the vast spectrum of marijuana research gathered Friday to discuss the medical and public policy implications of Colorado’s new cannabis laws,...
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CU testing leads to approval for new leukemia treatment

Sen. Michael Bennet speaks with a patient at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Three very different people gathered recently at University of Colorado Hospital...
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CU, Colorado Springs community celebrate Lane Center opening

The center is the result of a $4 million gift from the John E. and Margaret L. Lane Foundation to UCCS and Peak Vista Community Health.
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$5 million gift bolsters CU melanoma research project

A research project at the University of Colorado School of Medicine that aims for more targeted therapies for melanoma—made possible by a $5 million anonymous...
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New clinic treats travelers heading for the jungles, deserts and mountains

After months of planning, the University of Colorado Travel, Expedition, and Altitude Medicine (TEAM) clinic is up and running, offering advice and treatment...
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Marion Downs Hearing Center closer to new facility

Marion Downs turned 100 over the weekend and received an amazing gift. A $1 million donation from the Anschutz Foundation means Downs and the center she funded...
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CU-Boulder awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to assess mechanisms of drugs and chemical agents

William Old, assistant research professor, chemistry and biochemistry department, and mass spectrometry and proteomics lab director, BioFrontiers. (Photo...
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Boedecker Foundation grant to support University of Colorado Hospital and CU Department of Cardiology

From left, Peter Buttrick, John Harney and George Boedecker. Donor George Boedecker helped to cut the ribbon Jan. 14 on the newly renamed Boedecker Foundation...
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Donors give $2 million to fuel research in childhood diabetes

The inaugural holder of the Richard Abrams and Marian Rewers Endowed Chair for Clinical Research to Eradicate Childhood Diabetes will be Marian Rewers, M.D.,...
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Dean Krugman to step down at School of Medicine

Richard D. Krugman, M.D., University of Colorado vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced in his Monday email to campus...
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Successful Mini-STEM School returns

The popular Mini-STEM School at the University of Colorado Denver returns this spring with the addition of free evening lectures in arts and architecture. The...
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Medicaid beneficiaries use emergency services due to lack of alternatives

A study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine shows patients with Medicaid insurance seeking care in an emergency department may be driven by lack...
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Researchers: From common colds to deadly lung diseases, one protein plays key role

An international team of researchers has zeroed in on a protein that plays a key role in many lung-related ailments, from seasonal coughing and hacking to more...
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Obstetrics professor cooks up recipes for a good life

Like many physicians, John Hobbins, M.D., has a penchant for gourmet cooking. But unlike many physicians, Hobbins acts on this impulse every Thursday — from...
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Five questions for Robert Roach

Being able to predict who will and who won’t get altitude sickness can make a Sunday morning 14er climb easier and more enjoyable, but the knowledge also will...
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Q&A: Hugo Rosen

"It’s nearly impossible to do translational research in any other setting than academic medicine," says the head of the Division of Gastroenterology and...
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Galaxy Ophthalmics to develop improved glaucoma therapy

Galaxy Ophthalmics and the University of Colorado have completed an exclusive option agreement to allow the company to commercialize an implantable medical...
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Altitude Research Center showcases latest findings

Over the last year, Robert Roach and his fellow researchers have traveled the world’s high places searching for clues into how people adjust to the challenges...
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Leaders in health care, economics recognized as Distinguished Professors

The honor goes annually to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and...
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Young patients with metastatic colorectal cancer at higher risk for death

Younger patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body represent a high-risk group that is less likely to respond to treatment...
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Five questions for Daniel Savin

As with many people who enter the field of medicine, he sought a profession that would enable him to improve people’s lives. Because he also enjoyed talking...
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Five questions for Judith Regensteiner

Women’s physiology is different from that of their male counterparts in many aspects, but scientific research hasn’t always included both men and women in...
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Researchers link obesity and the body’s production of fructose

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine reported Tuesday that the cause of obesity and insulin resistance may be tied to the fructose your...

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