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Innovation    Patient Care    Cancer

Virtual Reality Opens Patients’ Eyes to Their Own Cancerous Tumors

Author Chris Casey and Russell Stone | Publish Date December 06, 2021

Thomas Delong, PhD, remembers the first time he saw the walnut-sized tumor growing on the base of his tongue.

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COVID-19    Students

The Class of 2021, A Journey through a Pandemic

Is it the end of a journey, or the beginning of the next exciting phase? Graduation brings with it a bunch of bittersweet memories. There is still one thing that each one of us has in common. We are proud of each other and ourselves.


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Research

AB Nexus Grant Program Announces Fall 2021 Awards

Today, the AB Nexus program announced its third round of grant awards to faculty at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder, collaborating on innovative research projects that aim to improve human wellbeing through basic science and translational research approaches. 


School NameCU Anschutz Newsroom
AuthorStaff | Publish DateDecember 06, 2021
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Students

Ever Since She Can Remember, Danyelle Gilbert Wanted to be a Nurse

As a native Coloradan and first-generation college student, Gilbert was encouraged by her mother to pursue higher education, but it was her eldest sister who was the reason she wanted to become a nurse.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorDana Brandorff | Publish DateDecember 06, 2021
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Alumni    Students

Four Questions with Lieutenant Colonel Christopher H. Stucky, BSN Class of 2001

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher H. Stucky, PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM, CNAMB, RN-BC, NEA-BC discusses CU, his career, and his nursing inspirations.


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Students    Vaccinations

Childhood Shaped His Perspective

Whether it’s learning to drive, graduating high school, or moving out, there’s a lot of freedom that comes with young adulthood. For Christopher Battelli, the transition from child to young adult meant the ability to make his own medical decisions.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorDana Brandorff | Publish DateDecember 02, 2021
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Research    Community    COVID-19

Colorado Children Currently Participating in Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial for Ages 6 Months to 5 Years

A University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher is guiding Colorado’s participation in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial for children ages 6 months to 5 years.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateDecember 02, 2021
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CU Anschutz In the News

Scientific American

The Colon Cancer Conundrum

Scientific American
Publish DateNovember 21, 2021

“That’s not because there is something biologically different between 49- and 50-year-olds,” says Swati G. Patel, a gastroenterologist at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, who was not involved in the study. Rather it is because when people start getting screened, cancers they may have had for years are detected.

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The Denver Post

Colorado’s COVID hospitalizations dropped over the weekend. A blip or the start of a trend?

The Denver Post
Publish DateNovember 21, 2021

The last time that hospitalizations dropped for three days in a row was Oct. 7-9. They promptly rebounded and rose for the next month, though. It’s too early to know whether the same thing will happen now, said Dr. Jon Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health. “If you’re the 100% optimist, it’s a glimmer” of hope, he said. “We’ve seen this bouncing around before.”

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NBC News

Routine childhood vaccinations lag as experts push to catch up

NBC News
Publish DateNovember 21, 2021

“We’re still not back to where we need to be,” said Dr. Sean O’Leary, a pediatric infectious disease doctor at Children’s Hospital Colorado and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Routine immunizations protect children against 16 infectious diseases, including measles, diphtheria and chickenpox, and inhibit transmission to the community. The rollout of Covid shots for younger kids is an opportunity to catch up on routine vaccinations, O’Leary said, adding that children can get the vaccines together. 

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Washington Post

What happened to Eric Clapton?

Washington Post
Publish DateNovember 21, 2021

“He could be helping us in finishing off this pandemic, especially with a vulnerable population,” says Joshua Barocas, an associate professor of medicine with an expertise in infectious diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “We’re looking at millions and millions of people worldwide. He could be a global ambassador, and instead he’s chosen the pro-covid, anti-public-health route.”

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