• Facilities Management honored for excellence

    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Facilities Management from APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities, an organization that promotes leadership in educational facilities for professionals seeking to build their careers, transform their institutions, and elevate the value and recognition of facilities in education.… Full Story

    July 25, 2017
    Emily Williams
  • Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika virus in children

    CU Anschutz, Baylor and Guatemalan researchers receive NIH funding for study

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Baylor College of Medicine will join with Guatemalan investigators in a major study examining the clinical outcomes of children infected with the Zika virus after being born, focusing on long-term brain development.… Full Story

    June 19, 2017
    David Kelly
  • States can reduce measles outbreaks by toughening exemption policies

    Strengthening exemptions could boost vaccination coverage, reduce costs

    States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows.… Full Story

    March 21, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Even after treatment, brains of anorexia nervosa patients altered

    CU Anschutz researchers find brains need time to normalize

    Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    March 1, 2017
    David Kelly
    Brain scan image
  • Common antioxidant may guard against development of liver disease

    PQQ is found in kiwi fruit, soy and celery

    A common antioxidant found in human breast milk and foods like kiwi fruit can protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring of obese mice, according to researchers at the  University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    January 3, 2017
    David Kelly
    Liver disease
  • Copeptin levels associated with renal and cardiac disease

    Discovery could lead to new life-saving treatments and therapies for type 1 diabetes patients

    Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    December 8, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Higher death rates associated with routine handoff of patients

    Transitions in patient care among medical residents may increase mortality, CU Anschutz study says

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found higher mortality rates among hospitalized patients during routine transitions of care from one medical resident to another.… Full Story

    December 6, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Vitamin D reduces respiratory infections, study says

    A potentially life-saving discovery in older patients at high risk for these illnesses

    AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2016) – High doses of vitamin D reduce the incidence of acute respiratory illness (ARI) in older, long-term care residents, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    November 16, 2016
    David Kelly
    Vitamin D