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Older Adults Embrace New Careers in Research

Clinical research is one of the primary reasons the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a nationally renowned healthcare destination. Yet in 2019, only 25% of CU Anschutz adult clinical trials enrolled even one participant over age 50. Study results may not apply to unrepresented populations, so the National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires clinical research to include individuals across the life span.


Author Wendy Meyer | Publish Date November 02, 2022
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CPR

Kate Showalter knew that cancer might come for her, ever since it took her mother’s life in 2002.

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 19, 2024

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate PAP’s effects on depression, anxiety, and existential distress (demoralization and death anxiety). The baseline and screening visits are done in the CCTSI’s outpatient CTRC.

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Self

Supplements That Promise to Make You Prettier, Healthier, Better Are Everywhere. Here’s What the Science Says

news outletSelf
Publish DateJune 18, 2024

“Best case scenario: You just pee it out,” Aimee Bernard, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology & Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Co-Director of Communicating Your Science to the Public at the CCTSI, tells SELF.

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CNN

‘Ozempic babies’: Reports of surprise pregnancies raise new questions about weight loss drugs

news outletCNN
Publish DateMay 13, 2024

Dr. Melanie Cree is now conducting a larger and longer clinical trial, funded by the NIH, focusing on fertility outcomes for young women with PCOS who take semaglutide. The study will be held at CCTSI’s CHCO CTRC.

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The Colorado Sun

How doctors in Denver helped pioneer research on a new drug for food allergies

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateMarch 28, 2024

Researchers at National Jewish Health conducted some of the earliest studies on using anti-IgE drugs to prevent severe allergic reactions to food 

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