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Bus revs up innovative access to sun safety

Strolling across the manicured lawn of the Denver Polo Club under a bluebird Colorado sky, Neil Box, PhD, walks his sun-safety talk. He wears a wide-brimmed Wallaroo hat, dark sunglasses and EltaMD sunscreen, while greeting the many attendees of the recent “Mallets for Melanoma,” an annual fundraising event for the Colorado Melanoma Foundation (CMF).


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date July 30, 2019
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Caring for the Frontline promotes teamwork and self-care

Morning sunlight pours through windows at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, inviting guests to take a break to focus on their health. A team of six nurses from the UCHealth Outpatient Infusion Clinic, still dressed in scrubs, are eager to spend an afternoon learning about wellness, nutrition and fitness.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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Innovation

CU Anschutz drives cancer breakthrough

Under the sunny skies that return to Portland, Ore., every summer, Nichol Miller is enjoying a life of family and purpose. The mother of three soaks in the milestones of graduations, weddings and anniversaries as well as the simple pleasures of seeing her kids head off to school and her husband come home from work.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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Innovation    Patient Care

The mystery of FIRES

Amid the pageantry of a holiday weekend at the Air Force Academy, a cadet suddenly feels fatigued and feverish. His condition quickly worsens until he starts having seizures.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 23, 2019
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Innovation    Press Releases

CU researchers creating the most advanced 3D human lung to test e-cigs

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus announced the funding of $3.4 million by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to create the most advanced living mimicry of a human lung to identify toxicity and cancer-causing potential of emerging tobacco products.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date April 11, 2019
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Innovation

A cure for orphan disease homocystinuria?

Born with a rare metabolic disease that increases his risk for stroke and other cardiovascular illness — and greatly limits what he can eat — Russell Maestas is excited about research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus that has produced the first human clinical trial of a potential cure.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 09, 2019
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Innovation

A new way to kill cancer cells

Today, on World Cancer Day, I’d like to share some exciting news. A recent breakthrough at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus could alter the future of cancer treatment in Colorado – and the world.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 04, 2019
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Innovation

New vaccine safety guide a resource for health care providers

CU Anschutz pediatrician Sean T. O’Leary, MD, MPH, has co-authored a new book entitled "The Clinician’s Vaccine Safety Resource Guide," aimed at providing essential information on vaccines, the diseases they prevent and the kinds of safety questions often brought up by patients.


Author Matthew Kaskavitch | Publish Date December 21, 2018
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Innovation

Nevertheless, she persisted

When Victor Spitzer, PhD, director of the Center for Human Simulation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, talks about his friend Susan Potter, he often describes her as “persistent.”


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date December 13, 2018
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Innovation

CU Anschutz on forefront of reimagining health care

Amid spiraling costs, complexity and inefficiencies, the health care industry has reached an inflection point. It’s ripe for massive disruption.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date December 06, 2018
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