• Training cells as cancer killers

    Children’s Hospital Colorado clinicians and researchers are among a vanguard working to fight cancer by firing the body’s immune system

    October 10, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    Shim Stem Cells
  • 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
  • Helping Adam

    Stem cell research gives hope to young patient

    Shortly after Adam Klafter was born, the neonatologist came to visit his mother in her hospital room.… Full Story

    August 6, 2012
    Vicki Hildner
  • Scientists find neural stem cell regulator

    Lack of regulator can cause neural tube defects

    By David Kelly | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that lack of a specific gene interrupts neural tube closure, a condition that can cause death or paralysis.… Full Story

    April 17, 2012
    David Kelly
  • News Release

    First-in-nation program focuses on anti-cancer stem cell therapies

    Colorado researchers, doctors want to raise solid-tumor cure rate above 75% Cancer and stem cell biology researchers at the University of Colorado are launching the nation’s first program focused on identifying and testing drugs that target and destroy cells thought to be at the root of cancer—cancer stem cells (CSCs).… Full Story

    June 18, 2010
    Dan Meyers