• Milk thistle extract controls lung cancer in mice

    Highlighted study from University of Colorado Cancer Center

    Silibinin, a milk thistle extract, decreases tumor size in mice by inhibiting production of an enzyme that is overexpressed in certain types cancer, researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center have found.… Full Story

    February 15, 2011
    Guest Contributor
  • Use of HIV medications reduces risk of HIV infection in uninfected people

    Major study published in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates the effectiveness of a new HIV prevention tool, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    In a finding with the potential to fundamentally change strategies to slow the global HIV epidemic, a new study called iPrEx shows that individuals at high risk for HIV infection who took a single daily tablet containing two widely used HIV medications, emtricitabine and tenofovir (FTC/TDF), experienced an average of 43.8 percent fewer HIV infections than those who received a placebo pill.… Full Story

    November 23, 2010
    Guest Contributor
  • SOP Medicaid Hearing

    Public event opens window on often mysterious process

      An expert panel that recommends which drugs should be paid for by Medicaid met at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus last week, offering a rare look into how and why some drugs are covered and others rejected.… Full Story

    October 14, 2010
    Danielle Zieg
  • School of Pharmacy welcomes incoming class

    White coat ceremony a tradition since 1999

    August 13, 2010
    Danielle Zieg
  • Three School of Pharmacy researchers elected as fellows

    Two University of Colorado’s School of Pharmacy researchers have been named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Pharmaceutical Sciences fellows and a third has been elected as a fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).… Full Story

    January 4, 2010
    Caitlin Jenney
  • School of Pharmacy researcher receives Epilepsy Innovator Award

    Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) announces fall grant recipients A researcher at University of Colorado Denver’s School of Pharmacy has been named as one of three recipients of a $50,000, 2010 Innovator award from Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).… Full Story

    December 10, 2009
    Caitlin Jenney