• Jankowski awarded NIH funding for bone density study

    Project to test exercise and a hormone therapy for older women

    Approximately 46 percent (21 million) of older women in the United States have low bone mass, a condition that increases the risk of fracture, disability, and death, but may also be reversible.… Full Story

    September 12, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Kathy Jankowski, CU College of Nursing
  • ECHO Colorado receives grant renewal

    $3.3 million gift allows innovative center to continue to improve health outcomes statewide

    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is honored to announce a $3.3 million gift in renewal funding from the Colorado Health Foundation (TCHF) in support of the continued success of ECHO Colorado (Extensions for Community Health Outcomes) and to recognize the positive impact of the program center located here on campus.… Full Story

    August 31, 2017
    Staff
    Duane Pearson, MD
  • A vision for helping those with sight problems

    Canto-Soler joins Ophthalmology and Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine team to develop cell-based treatments

    When Valeria Canto-Soler, Ph.D., was a biology student in Argentina, she dreamed of a career studying elephants and other African wildlife in their natural habitat.… Full Story

    August 30, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    Valeria Canto-Soler at CU Anschutz
  • 'It opened my mind to a health-centered career'

    Center for Women's Health Research offers third annual learning experience for high school girls

    This summer, the Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR) and UCHealth partnered to host the third annual “Exploring Healthcare Careers for High School-Aged Girls,” an interactive learning opportunity for high school girls interested in exploring healthcare and science careers.… Full Story

    July 18, 2017
    Guest Contributor
  • Immune system may keep body from neutralizing HIV-1 virus

    Findings could help develop a vaccine for the virus that causes AIDS

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that a process protecting the body from autoimmune disease appears to prevent it from creating antibodies that can neutralize the HIV-1 virus, a finding that could possibly help lead to a vaccine that stimulates production of these antibodies.… Full Story

    July 12, 2017
    David Kelly
  • A tale of friendship

    After homelessness and drugs, Army veteran finds inspiration through dental student and Heroes Clinic

    Willie Peterson is an Army veteran who has lived through his share of hard times. He has learned to cherish small blessings and pay attention to positive role models.… Full Story

    May 30, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Willie and Bill at the Heroes Clinic at CU Anschutz
  • CU Anschutz Commencement 2017

    More than 1,300 graduates from a wide range of health care disciplines celebrated their achievement with friends and family at CU Anschutz Commencement on May 26.… Full Story

    May 30, 2017
    Staff
    CU Anschutz graduate, Spring 2017
  • Music, metaphors and medicine

    Interdisciplinary team of palliative healthcare professionals offer ‘creative’ therapy

      After being diagnosed with cancer of the intestines in November 2016, Nick Gonzales was in and out of the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) over a period of several months.… Full Story

    May 24, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    A patient in the Natalie Kutner Palliative Care Creative Arts Therapy Program plays the guitar
  • 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