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CU researchers identify potential target for cardiac fibrosis treatment

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date September 17, 2019

A research team led by scientists from the Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation (CFReT) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential target for treating heart failure related to fibrosis.

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Scientists use advanced imaging to map uncharted area of genome

Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have mapped a previously uncharted region of the human genome that gives rise to a variety of disease, setting the stage to potentially test for the conditions in the future.


Author David Kelly | Publish DateSeptember 18, 2019
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This is BREAKTHROUGH: Exciting campaign, extraordinary campus

You've heard the buzz, maybe seen the signs. Swing by the Communications tent in front of the Fitzsimons Building at today’s Block Party and get the scoop – along with some cool branded swag.


Author Chris Casey | Publish DateSeptember 18, 2019
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Study: Fast MRIs offer alternative to CT scans for pediatric head injuries

Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have released a study that shows that a new imaging method “fast MRI” is effective in identifying traumatic brain injuries in children, and can avoid exposure to ionizing radiation and anesthesia.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateSeptember 18, 2019
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CU researchers identify potential target for cardiac fibrosis treatment

A research team led by scientists from the Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation (CFReT) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential target for treating heart failure related to fibrosis.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateSeptember 17, 2019
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CU Anschutz In the News

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Explore the Science Behind Extreme Sports at This New Exhibit

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Publish DateSeptember 17, 2019

Athletes—including 15 from Colorado—are highlighted throughout the exhibit, and their sensation-seeking scores are displayed so visitors can see how their own scores compare. Dr. Omer Mei-Dan, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Colorado School of Medicine who participates in a slew of outdoor sports, including wingsuit flying and whitewater kayaking, is featured toward the beginning of the exhibit with his sensation-seeking score of 38 out of 40 (for scale, this non-skiing CrossFitter scored 18).

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CU Anschutz Study Finds IUD Use Lowers Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateSeptember 11, 2019

Every 40 hours, a Colorado woman dies from ovarian cancer. It accounts for more than 22,000 deaths worldwide each year. Now, new research done at University of Colorado School of Medicine finds women who use intrauterine devices (IUDs) for birth control may be lowering their risk of ovarian cancer.

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Closed Mine Blamed For Fluoride Shortage In Longmont

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateSeptember 11, 2019

Dr. Clifton Carey with the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine doesn’t think there’s a reason to be alarmed yet. “If fluoride is interrupted or reduced for whatever reason, for only a short amount of time, you can kind of make it back up,” Carey said.

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Woman Organizes Benefit Concert For CU Physical Therapy Program Scholarships

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateSeptember 09, 2019

A woman who says physical therapy changed her life is raising money to help others receive the best care. Colleen Rapp was injured on the job four years ago when she slipped and hurt her back. Rapp said her physical therapist at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus worked relentlessly to help her recover. Rapp said she was so motivated by her experience that she now raises money for student scholarships in the CU Physical Therapy Program.

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