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Cystic Fibrosis News

Ten years ago, people with cystic fibrosis (CF) celebrated when the FDA approved ivacaftor, the first drug designed to target the defective protein that causes the disease. CF is an inherited disorder that inflicts severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body. Since then, several additional drugs that use a similar mechanism have been approved by the FDA for CF.


Author Wendy Meyer | Publish Date June 07, 2022
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The Conversation

Recognizing when someone is having a seizure – and how you can help during those first critical moments

news outletThe Conversation
Publish DateFebruary 21, 2024

The Conversation US asked Dr. Jacob Pellinen, a neurologist specializing in epilepsy, to walk us through how to recognize a seizure in a bystander or loved one and what to do in those crucial moments after a seizure begins. Research is supported by the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

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Daily Camera

CU Boulder center supports human biomedical research

news outletDaily Camera
Publish DateNovember 23, 2023

Chris DeSouza, who leads the Clinical Translational Research Center at CU Boulder, said the center is the only one housed in an undergraduate non-medical campus nationwide. It’s supporting more than a dozen active research protocols at CU Boulder.

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Colorado Public Radio

Do you have long COVID? This Colorado research is trying to help identify just what it does and what to do about it

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateSeptember 21, 2023

The outpatient clinics of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) on the CU Anschutz campus was one of the sites where researchers worked.

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UCHealth

Researchers are testing treatments for long COVID symptoms, ranging from brain fog to shortness of breath

news outletUCHealth
Publish DateSeptember 12, 2023

The studies, which are part of the RECOVER initiative, target a host of symptoms that are most troubling for patients enduring long-term health effects after COVID-19.

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