• 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
  • Interventions like telephone calls can reduce suicide attempts

    Phone calls following ED discharge significantly cut risks

    In perhaps the largest national suicide intervention trial ever conducted, researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Brown University found that phone calls to suicidal patients following discharge from Emergency Departments led to a 30 percent reduction in future suicide attempts.… Full Story

    May 1, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Scientists use high tech microscope to find clues into rare disease

    CU Anschutz researchers able to see disease process unfold

    Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more discoveries in the future.… Full Story

    April 26, 2017
    David Kelly
  • 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
  • Tragedy turns into advocacy

    Patient advocates visit campus to promote a culture of communication and consent

    March 30, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    Advocate Patty Skolnik speaks to students in the IPED course.
  • States can reduce measles outbreaks by toughening exemption policies

    Strengthening exemptions could boost vaccination coverage, reduce costs

    States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows.… Full Story

    March 21, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Even after treatment, brains of anorexia nervosa patients altered

    CU Anschutz researchers find brains need time to normalize

    March 1, 2017
    David Kelly
    Brain scan image
  • Maximizing technology’s impact in the doctor-patient relationship

    Data Science to Patient Value initiative tries to personalize big data, improve experiences

    March 1, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Jean Kutner, MD