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Research    Drug Development    Quantum

Quantum Leap: CU Anschutz Set to Pioneer Advancements in Medicine

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date February 15, 2024

Although a search for “quantum” in the popular media turns up mostly references to a revived TV series (“Quantum Leap”) and a recent superhero film (“Quantumania”), in the science world, the actual technology is creating quite the buzz.

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Community    Neuroscience

A Look Inside Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Potential of Neuralink

Elon Musk is a known figure in the world of electric cars, space exploration, and most recently, social media. Now, the entrepreneur is pushing boundaries in a new way with brain-computer interfaces (BCI). His company, Neuralink, recently announced the completion of their first brain chip implant in a human patient. Questions of risks, opportunities, and ethics have grown around this newest endeavor.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorMara Kalinoski | Publish DateFebruary 26, 2024
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Firearm Injury Prevention    Community and Practice    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Gun Violence Prevention    Injury & Violence Prevention

CDPHE Partners with the Colorado School of Public Health to Launch the State’s First Gun Violence Prevention Resource Bank

REMOTE (FEB 22):   The Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has partnered with the Injury and Violence Prevention Center in the Colorado School of Public Health to publish the state’s first-ever resource bank regarding gun violence in Colorado.


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Students

Taking Flight

“I was feeling so frustrated – I felt like I hit a ceiling in my career, it wasn’t going where I intended.”


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorMolly Smerika | Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024
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Research    Press Releases

Study Examines Impact of Antidepressants on Early Brain Development

A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that antidepressant use can impact early post-natal brain development.


School NameCU Anschutz Newsroom
AuthorJulia Milzer | Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024
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Community    Epidemiology    Community and Practice    Student and Alumni    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Global Health

ColoradoSPH Faculty Empowers Grad Students to Gamify Lessons for Local High School Public Health Practicum

When Madiha Abdel-Maksoud, MD, PhD, MSPH, a physician and researcher, saw the latest data about high school students in Colorado and risky behavior, she knew she had to do something, not only as a public health professional but as a mother of a daughter who graduated from the Denver Public School (DPS) system.


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Patient Care    Community    Pediatrics   

Addressing Health Inequities in the Black Community

In the Division of Cardiology at the University of Colorado School of MedicineKamal Henderson, MD, is working to understand why marginalized communities shoulder a disproportionate burden of cardiovascular disease. 


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateFebruary 21, 2024
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CU Anschutz In the News

The Conversation

Your heart changes in size and shape with exercise – this can lead to heart problems for some athletes and gym rats

The Conversation
Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024

Conversation article authored by William Cornwell, MD, associate professor of cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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The NAU Review

Shedding light on endometriosis in America

The NAU Review
Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024

As an All of Us scholar, Perez was paired with Rachel Everhart, an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in Fall 2023. Under Everhart’s guidance, Perez chose to pursue a research project on an understudied topic: women of color who struggle with endometriosis, a disease that causes severe pelvic pain, heavy bleeding during menstruation and issues becoming pregnant.

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CPR

More than 300,000 Coloradans hit with long COVID, creating waves in work and school, according to new survey

CPR
Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024

The data mirror what researchers at CU Anschutz have seen. “I think they demonstrate what we have heard individually from patients in the clinic of the last four years and highlight the larger societal impact for long COVID,” said Dr. Sarah Jolley, a researcher with CU Anshutz and medical director of the UCHealth Post-COVID Clinic.

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Yahoo News

There's a big push to decriminalize marijuana. But is it safe for teens and young adults?

Yahoo News
Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024

Psychologist Michelle L. West, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus, tells Yahoo Life that it's important to consider all sides of marijuana use. “It is important to consider benefits and downsides of marijuana use and to be open to new information,” she says. “There is a lot that we don’t know about marijuana and the way that it can impact people, especially young people.”

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