• New oral diabetes drug shows promise

    Sotagliflozin may improve glucose control without weight gain or increase in severe hypoglycemia

    A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.… Full Story

    September 13, 2017
    Nathan Gill
  • New arrival bolsters cardiothoracic surgery team

    Fresh from Seattle, Jay Pal, MD, brings new expertise in transplant and heart failure treatment

    The recent addition of Jay Pal, MD, PhD, to the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine both maintains and deepens its expertise in treating heart failure and other serious cardiac problems.… Full Story

    September 12, 2017
    Tyler Smith
  • Thinking about the unthinkable

    Research studies end-of-life care for blood cancer patients

    Clay Smith faces death many days. Smith is associate chief of the Division of Hematology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the General Hematology, Blood Cancers and BMT Programs at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.… Full Story

    September 5, 2017
    Tyler Smith
  • 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
  • An Epic Sprint to aid clinics

    Team moves into UCHealth clinics to help providers, staff tame the electronic health record

    In February 2011, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus took a major step toward fundamentally changing its health care delivery.… Full Story

    August 29, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    Sprint Team pretending to run outside
  • Major communication gaps between doctors and home health care nurses

    CU Anschutz researchers say this may contribute to errors and hospital readmission

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found serious gaps in communication between physicians and home health care agencies (HHC) responsible for caring for often elderly patients discharged from hospitals.… Full Story

    July 19, 2017
    David Kelly
  • 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
  • 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
  • $38 million gift launches Marcus Institute for Brain Health

    Landmark gift and new partnership make CU Anschutz a national leader in mental health care for veterans

    Thanks to a gift of $38 million from The Marcus Foundation, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will soon become a national model for the diagnosis and care of veterans who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries and related psychological health conditions.… Full Story

    May 16, 2017
    Chris Casey
    MIBH announcement at CU Anschutz