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Campus Life    Press Releases

CU Anschutz designated ‘Indoor Tan-Free Smart Campus’

In recognition of its commitment to student health, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has earned the “Skin Smart Campus Award” from the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP).

Author Staff | Publish Date October 11, 2019
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Innovation    Patient Care

Anatomy Expert Models Brains, Greases Wheels


Noah Leppek has an artist’s eye for aesthetics, a journalist’s zeal for accuracy, and a teacher’s gift for explaining the complex.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 08, 2019
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Research    Press Releases

Research Supports Expanding Insurance Coverage of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing


Research conducted by the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences provides evidence to support expansion of insurance plan coverage of noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), a simple maternal blood draw which screens for fetal chromosomal disorders including trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), and trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), to women under the age of 35.

Author Sara Knuth | Publish Date October 08, 2019
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Research    Innovation

Gender, Genetics and Grants

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, distills the underrepresentation of women in clinical data down to a simple equation: “If you put male data in, you will get male data out.” Studies are only as good as the data available, he said, and without the other half of the genome represented in research, mistakes can be made.

Author Kiley Kudrna | Publish Date October 03, 2019
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Research    Patient Care

Screenings, research share spotlight at annual event

Over 150 people participated in health screenings, learned about research studies, and took part in culinary medicine cooking demos and recipes at the second annual Research & Health Fair.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date October 03, 2019
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Research    Patient Care

Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

For some researchers who spend their days tucked away in a lab, the impact of their work may at times seem removed from the lives of real people. Not so for Dr. Kevin Messacar, pediatric infectious disease specialist. In his mind, he has considered himself a physician first, researcher second since he came to Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2009.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date October 01, 2019
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Innovation    Education

Public health ethics toolkit offers unique resource

Is the area of public health ethics different from research ethics?

Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date October 01, 2019
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Goodbye Lynda.com, hello LinkedIn Learning

The University of Colorado upgraded Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning on Sept. 30. We are excited to announce that employees now have access to LinkedIn Learning: A free, on-demand
learning solution. LinkedIn Learning has a large number of resources to help employees succeed in their
careers, expand their knowledge, build a professional network, and receive professional certifications.

LinkedIn Learning provides the following:
Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date October 01, 2019
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Press Releases

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus launches first-ever national marketing campaign

United by a mission to remove barriers, advance research and improve lives, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with its hospital partners, Children’s Hospital Colorado and UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, today launched its first-ever marketing campaign: This Is Breakthrough.

Author Staff | Publish Date September 30, 2019
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For modernizing healthcare, there's no place like home

No more waiting rooms. No more outdated, sticky magazines. No more trying not to touch anything as you wait to see a doctor.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date September 27, 2019
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