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Community    Diversity   

Pride and Connection: LGBTQ+ Hub Debuts to Unite and Serve CU Anschutz Community

Author Kristen O'Neill | Publish Date June 21, 2022

On a warm afternoon in November 2021, a handful of volunteers gathered under a small tent at Boettcher Commons, cheerfully laying out T-shirts, lanyards, stickers and buttons on a table. The buzz in the air was about more than just the kickoff event’s swag and snacks: After years of disconnection and pandemic-induced isolation, the clouds literally parted for the opening of the CU Anschutz LGBTQ+ Hub, the university’s first-ever official, campus-wide organization dedicated to connecting and championing the LGBTQ+ community at CU Anschutz.

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Innovation    Faculty

CU Dental Senior Associate Dean Awarded Prestigious ELAM Program Fellowship

Aurora, Colo. (June 27, 2022) – The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM®) Program announced its 2022-2023 class of fellows, featuring University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine’s Tracy de Peralta, DMD, PhD, MClinEd.


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Research    Press Releases    COVID-19    Mental Health

People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Struggled With Mental Health During COVID-19 Shutdowns

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) struggled with their mental health during the COVID-19-induced lockdowns and subsequent restraints on community services, according to a new study published today in Psychiatric Services.


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Research    Education    Community    Faculty

Dean Reilly Welcomes Undergraduate Students Interested in Careers in Medicine to Campus

Fourteen undergraduate students interested in medicine from universities around the country got the chance Monday to sit down with University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean John J. Reilly Jr. to talk about the future of medicine. 


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Research   

Bad for the Bone? Novel Findings Suggest Intense Exercise Can Deplete Calcium

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus discovered that while exercise activates muscles, which is critical for bone health, intense exertion over long periods contributes to a metabolic cascade that may lead to a loss of bone mineral density (BMD).


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Patient Care    Community    Faculty    Clinical Trials   

Biking for a PKD Cure, One Pedal at a Time

It takes a certain tenacity to ride a bike across the country. That's even more true when a person is suffering from a rare disease. But Glenn Frommer is doing just that, and inspiring others along the way. Frommer is riding over 5,300 miles from San Francisco to Boston to raise funding and awareness for polycystic kidney disease (PKD).


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Patient Care    Community    Awareness    Colorectal Cancer

Couple Both Battling Stage IV Colon Cancer Focused on Enjoying Each Moment as a Family

As they both deal with a stage IV colon cancer diagnosis, Kacie Peters and Erik Stanley are focused on living a normal, happy life with their son.


School NameCU Cancer Center
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateJune 20, 2022
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CU Anschutz In the News

Forbes

University of Colorado to Invest in Regenerative Medicine Institute

Forbes
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has announced that it will make a $200 million investment over the next five years to create the Gates Institute, a research and treatment center that will focus on the development of new regenerative, cellular and gene therapies for a variety of serious illnesses.

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Healio

Q&A: Understanding pediatric hepatitis cases linked to adenovirus

Healio
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

We spoke with Kevin Messacar, MD, PhD, a pediatric infectious disease physician and researcher at Children's Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, about the cases and other uncommon pediatric illnesses caused by infections, including acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

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Colorado Public Radio

More Coloradans are vaccinated than ever — but will the state see another wave coming?

Colorado Public Radio
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Other public health experts worry Colorado and the U.S. may be flying blind. Many governments dropped non-pharmaceutical interventions like masking and contact tracing, while not beefing up surveillance enough to give warning of a potential coming surge, said May Chu, an epidemiologist and clinical professor, also at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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CNN

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

CNN
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Dr. Kristine Erlandson, an associate professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine], has been doing her part by recruiting participants for a study of the long-term impact of Covid-19. The initiative is a part of the National Institutes of Health's RECOVER trial.

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