• Regenerative medicine researchers claim stake

    Gates Grubstake Fund backs scientists researching MS, macular degeneration, nanoparticles

    The Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and CU Innovations have awarded three researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus $350,000 grants with the hope they will strike scientific gold.… Full Story

    April 18, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Trap and Zap
  • Masterworks showcases masterpieces by Impressionists, Picasso, Rodin

    Paintings by Cassatt, Monet, Renoir and Degas among those on display through May 24 at CU Anschutz

    When Drs. Tobia and Morton Mower began collecting art nearly 20 years ago, they didn’t plan to create the priceless collection featuring masterpieces from Monet, Renoir, Rodin and Picasso that are now on display at CU Anschutz.… Full Story

    April 6, 2017
    Michael Davidson
  • Geneticist still pushes limits in lab and in life

    Vitiligo expert Richard Spritz races cars, hikes Himalayas while doing groundbreaking research

    Geneticist Richard Spritz, MD, likes to be on the edge. Spritz, the Director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s (SOM) Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Program, loves the rush he gets from pushing his vintage Porsche 911 around a racetrack.… Full Story

    March 16, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Richard Spritz car
  • Maximizing technology’s impact in the doctor-patient relationship

    Data Science to Patient Value initiative tries to personalize big data, improve experiences

    When Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, provides care for patients, she wishes she could spend more time talking with patients about their health and the care they want to receive—and not spending her time on a computer, trying to sort through volumes of health records.… Full Story

    March 1, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Jean Kutner, MD
  • Physicians turn to technology to combat opioid epidemic

    Pilot project at CU Anschutz makes state prescription database more accessible for doctors

    Doctors should be able to rely on new technology to fight opioid misuse, University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM) Assistant Professor Jason Hoppe, DO, believes.… Full Story

    February 22, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Emergency Department staff
  • Breaking down barriers that hold rehabilitating patients back

    School of Medicine professor says rehabilitation psychologists’ commitment to holistic care pays off

    Rehabilitation psychologists might not be as well-known as physical and occupational therapists, but the specialists have emerged as integral players in the recovery process for many victims of catastrophic injuries or life-altering illnesses.… Full Story

    February 16, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Stock photo of rehabilitating patient
  • Student's research in methadone clinics connects heroin, opioids

    Colorado draws on CU Anschutz public health and addiction experts to understand link between drugs, fight 'public health crisis'

    Lindsey Kato takes the opioid epidemic personally — the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) alumna has lost eight friends to heroin overdoses.… Full Story

    February 9, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    methadone dose
  • Opioid epidemic leads to changes in prescription for pain

    School of Dental Medicine is among several CU Anschutz schools and colleges studying and fighting public health crisis

    Helping patients cope with severe pain is a priority for dentists and physicians, but the opioid epidemic requires health-care practitioners to face a balancing act.… Full Story

    February 3, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Tablets on blue background medium