• Expensive new cancer therapy may be cost effective

    CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy faculty generate value estimates of CAR-T therapy

    Researchers from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, selected to estimate the cost-effectiveness of the newly approved CAR-T therapies, have found the clinical benefit may justify the expensive price.… Full Story

    December 20, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Little-understood cell helps mice see color

    Finding could aid in developing treatments for human vision disorders and disease

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that color vision in mice is far more complex than originally thought, opening the door to experiments that could potentially lead to new treatments for humans.… Full Story

    December 14, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Scientists develop new theory of molecular evolution

    Theory offers new insights into how and why life evolves on a basic level

    Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University College London have developed a new theory of molecular evolution, offering insights into how genes function, how the rates of evolutionary divergence can be predicted, and how harmful mutations arise at a basic level.… Full Story

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes

    Vitamin associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity, precursor to type 1 diabetes

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
    Sun, clouds, blue sky
  • Climate change may accelerate infectious disease outbreaks

    Study of natural disaster in Ecuador showed 12-fold increase in Zika cases

    Aside from inflicting devastating natural disasters on often vulnerable communities, climate change can also spur outbreaks of infectious diseases like Zika , malaria and dengue fever, according to a new study by researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    October 12, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Program reduces high ED use, increases primary care visits

    Bridges to Care evaluated by CU Anschutz researchers offers promising model

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus  have found that a community-based program aimed at high users of hospital emergency departments (EDs), reduced ED visits and hospital admissions,  while increasing use of primary care providers.… Full Story

    October 2, 2017
    David Kelly