• Cannabinoids may soothe certain skin diseases

    Anti-inflammatory properties may be the key

    Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that could make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    April 18, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Sarcoma research gets $110,000 boost

    Denver Race to Cure Sarcoma, led by cancer survivor and CU alumnus Brooks, is largest of new run/walk events

    For a debut event, last fall’s First Denver Race to Cure Sarcoma 5K Run/Walk proved a smashing success, attracting almost 600 participants and raising $110,000 for sarcoma research.… Full Story

    April 13, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Sarcoma research check presentation at CU Cancer Center
  • 'A brain tumor survivor'

    Clue to treatment for recurrent meningioma lies in patient's birth control

    Ten years ago, Jill Penafiel was watching her teenage daughters play competitive volleyball and noticed that she couldn’t see whether the ball went over the net or not. … Full Story

    April 4, 2017
    Vicki Hildner
  • Study finds association between O&G development and childhood leukemia

    More research needed to learn why there are more childhood leukemia diagnoses in people living in areas of high-density oil and gas development

    Young Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of cancer, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.… Full Story

    February 15, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Oil pump jack
  • ColoradoSPH to address mental health disparities in cancer patients

    Lung, head and neck cancers among the most psychologically disturbing

    The Colorado School of Public Health has been named a recipient of a  $1.9 million grant to address mental health disparities in low-income, uninsured and under-insured Coloradans who are suffering from lung, head and neck cancers.… Full Story

    December 5, 2016
    Nathan Gill
  • ECHO Colorado Announces Leadership Transition

    John “Fred” Thomas, PhD, succeeds Tim Byers, MD, MPH as Director

    The ECHO Colorado board of directors announced today that John “Fred” Thomas, PhD, will succeed Tim Byers, MD, MPH, as Director of ECHO Colorado while Duane Pearson, MD, will serve as the program’s new associate director starting immediately.… Full Story

    May 5, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Students experience day in the life of a researcher

    DPS high schoolers shadow researchers in melanoma lab, Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine

    Eyes widened among the high school students when Neil Box, PhD, an assistant professor of dermatology in the CU School of Medicine, held up ultraviolet (UV) images of faces – their faces – that showed sunburn damage lurking under the surface of their skin.… Full Story

    February 26, 2016
    Chris Casey
    High school students visit CU Anschutz lab
  • Ninth annual dinner honors generous donors

    Judith Buck Wagner and Joseph E. Wagner

    As Judi and Joe Wagner achieved business successes in Colorado, they made sure to give back, making numerous philanthropic contributions that have touched countless organizations.… Full Story

    February 25, 2016
    Vicki Hildner
  • Wedding vows give patient a final victory

    Palliative care paves the way for hospital nuptials

    In the softly lit chapel, the bride-to-be waited patiently. It was a moment that might have been dipped in amber and preserved forever.… Full Story

    September 24, 2015
    Tyler Smith