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CU Anschutz Receives $2 Million From the Céline Dion Foundation to Advance Autoimmune Neurologic Disorders Research

The need for more research into a rare disease that halted the career of Céline Dion is a main thread in a new documentary about the music superstar’s painful journey, which, thanks largely to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and a new philanthropic gift, has taken a turn toward “a very bright future.”

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Research    Innovation    Patient Care    Artificial Intelligence (AI)    Climate Health    Basic Sciences Shared

AB Nexus Announces New Grant Awards With a Focus on Research Collaborations Related to AI and Climate Change

Author Megan Lane | Publish Date July 22, 2024

Today, the AB Nexus program announced its 2024 seed grant awards to interdisciplinary research teams from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder. Collectively, the seven winning teams will receive $713,000 in funding to advance cutting-edge research that improves human health and well-being. 

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Vaccinations    Epidemiology    Infectious disease

Scientists Identify Key Protein Behind Spread of Shingles Virus

Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered a new evasion strategy used by the varicella zoster virus, which causes chickenpox and shingles, that may allow it to affect tissues far from the original site of infection.


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Public Health    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Worker Health

Honoring Excellence: 2024 CHWE Partner Awards Celebrate Remarkable Contributions to Occupational Health

The Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE) at the Colorado School of Public Health, CU Anschutz Medical Campus, held its fifth annual Partner Awards Ceremony, honoring the dedication and achievements of key partners in the field of occupational health and safety. This year’s event celebrated the impactful work of organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to the mission of improving worker health, safety, and well-being.


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Research    Press Releases

New Research in Fatty Liver Disease Aims to Help with Early Intervention

A new study is helping researchers better understand the pathology of the fatty liver disease MASH, which stands for metabolic dysfunction-associated steatohepatitis.


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Education    Faculty

Teaching the Next Generation of Nursing Faculty

The need for nurses continues to grow across the US. But there’s a problem: nursing schools are being forced to turn away qualified applicants because there’s not enough faculty members to teach them.


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Innovation

Your Invention Journey Elevated: Introducing CU Innovations Website

CU Innovations proudly unveils its newly redesigned website featuring the Sophia Inventor Portal. As part of our ongoing commitment to providing innovators with the best experience, we have enhanced our online platform to improve usability, navigation and save you time!  


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Patient Care    Faculty    Alumni    Students

Geriatric Dental Medicine Fellowship Prepares Healthcare Providers for Older Adult Population Surge

The number of Colorado residents over the age of 65 is projected to double to 1.7 million people by 2050, making the state’s aging population the second-fastest growing in the country. With an increasing number of older adults and a severe shortage of geriatric-trained healthcare providers, the Centennial State is taking action. 


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CU Anschutz In the News

The Colorado Sun

Opinion: Prevailing myths about public health hinder advancements that could help Coloradans

The Colorado Sun
Publish DateJuly 17, 2024

Op ed by Cathy J. Bradley, Ph.D., dean of the Colorado School of Public Health and the deputy director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. “As dean of the region’s only school of public health, I have questioned the lack of transformational investments in public health. With COVID-19 commanding less attention, are we investing in the people who saw us through the pandemic? Are we thinking about the next emergency and the role of public health?”

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Newsweek

Why You Should Eat Following the '30-30-3' Rule, According to a Doctor

Newsweek
Publish DateJuly 17, 2024

Bonnie Jortberg, an associate professor in family medicine and registered dietician at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, previously told Newsweek: "Most adults need approximately 0.75 grams of protein per kg of body weight per day. "For most men, this is about 55 grams per day and for women 45 grams per day. For athletes, it is recommended to increase protein to 1.0 grams per kg body weight. [But] it is a myth that eating lots more protein will gain muscle."

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NPR

Mammograms have pros and cons for people in their 40s. Women can handle the nuance

NPR
Publish DateJuly 17, 2024

“In an ideal world, all women would get this information and then get to have their further questions answered by their doctor and come up with a screening plan that is right for them given their preferences, their values and their risk level,” said social psychologist Laura Scherer, the study’s lead author and an associate professor of research in the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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USA Today

A new plague case is a reminder: The 'Black Death' lingers in the US

USA Today
Publish DateJuly 12, 2024

“Humans are really accidental hosts,” said Dr. Michelle Barron, senior medical director for the UCHealth Infection Prevention and Control and a professor of medicine and adviser to the Colorado School of Public Health. “It's when you come into contact with the animals, or the fleas that are associated with the animals, that they then end up infected.”

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