• Training cells as cancer killers

    Children’s Hospital Colorado clinicians and researchers are among a vanguard working to fight cancer by firing the body’s immune system

    With the August approval by the Food and Drug Administration of a new therapy to treat young patients with a form of leukemia, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is positioned to contribute to a revolution in patient care.… Full Story

    October 10, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    Shim Stem Cells
  • New arrival bolsters cardiothoracic surgery team

    Fresh from Seattle, Jay Pal, MD, brings new expertise in transplant and heart failure treatment

    The recent addition of Jay Pal, MD, PhD, to the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine both maintains and deepens its expertise in treating heart failure and other serious cardiac problems.… Full Story

    September 12, 2017
    Tyler Smith
  • Thinking about the unthinkable

    Research studies end-of-life care for blood cancer patients

    Clay Smith faces death many days. Smith is associate chief of the Division of Hematology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the General Hematology, Blood Cancers and BMT Programs at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.… Full Story

    September 5, 2017
    Tyler Smith
  • An Epic Sprint to aid clinics

    Team moves into UCHealth clinics to help providers, staff tame the electronic health record

    In February 2011, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus took a major step toward fundamentally changing its health care delivery.… Full Story

    August 29, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    Sprint Team pretending to run outside
  • Study puts mechanical hearts in spotlight

    What happens when heart failure patients lose a pulse?

    For more than two decades, Jim Walsh’s heart has been an uncertain ally. Like all of us, Walsh, 67, relies on that vital muscle to keep blood pumping to his body.… Full Story

    May 9, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    cardio lab at CU Anschutz
  • Wedding vows give patient a final victory

    Palliative care paves the way for hospital nuptials

    In the softly lit chapel, the bride-to-be waited patiently. It was a moment that might have been dipped in amber and preserved forever.… Full Story

    September 24, 2015
    Tyler Smith
  • The long goodbye

    Eight years later, wrecking ball reduces old hospital to rubble

    Editor’s Note: The former Biomedical Research Building located at Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard is scheduled to be imploded at 8 a.m.… Full Story

    August 25, 2015
    Tyler Smith
  • A win-win

    Partnership with Broncos could be 12th man for UCHealth

    On the Chinese zodiac, the year of the horse was last year. For University of Colorado Health, it arrived this year.… Full Story

    August 12, 2015
    Tyler Smith