• Shared decision making can result in better choices

    Researchers examine the decision making that goes into high-risk, high-reward medical procedure

    As more and more older patients are offered advanced treatments for chronic diseases, including surgeries and implantable devices, new questions have arisen over how these decisions are made.… Full Story

    February 27, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Existing drug effective at preventing onset of Type 1 diabetes

    Common blood pressure medicine blocks molecule that can trigger the disease

    A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville.… Full Story

    February 15, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Immune system dysfunction may occur early in Alzheimer’s disease

    Study offers new insights into how brain and rest of body communicate

    An association between inflammation biomarkers in both blood plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and markers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) associated pathology, has been found by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus working with the University of Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the University of California San Francisco Memory and Aging Center.… Full Story

    February 6, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Expensive new cancer therapy may be cost effective

    CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy faculty generate value estimates of CAR-T therapy

    Researchers from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, selected to estimate the cost-effectiveness of the newly approved CAR-T therapies, have found the clinical benefit may justify the expensive price.… Full Story

    December 20, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Little-understood cell helps mice see color

    Finding could aid in developing treatments for human vision disorders and disease

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that color vision in mice is far more complex than originally thought, opening the door to experiments that could potentially lead to new treatments for humans.… Full Story

    December 14, 2017
    David Kelly
  • School of Medicine physician receives top honor

    Michael Holers, MD, honored by the American College of Rheumatology

    Michael Holers, MD, the Scoville Professor of Rheumatology in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was honored with the designation of Master by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) during the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.… Full Story

    November 27, 2017
    Nathan Gill
  • Pianist to discuss Beethoven’s triumph over tragedy

    Pianist and Psychiatrist Richard Kogan will give a free lecture and concert

    October 31, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Beethoven