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Researchers Shed Light on a Rare Genetic Disease in Children

You probably learned about cilia in high school biology class. The tiny hairlike structures line our nasal passages, ears and airways. Children born with primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), a rare inherited disease, have problems with the cilia that prevent them from moving mucus and inhaled particles and germs out of their airways, causing mucus to build up, leading to ear, sinus and lung infections.

Author Wendy Meyer | Publish Date December 07, 2022
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Alamosa News

Colorado Trust appoints Coleman and Nease as 2024 trustees

news outletAlamosa News
Publish DateJuly 14, 2023

“I am absolutely thrilled to have Mayor Coleman and Dr. Nease joining us as trustees,” said the Rev. Louise Westfall, 2023 board chair of The Colorado Trust.

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US News

Paxlovid Remains Potent Against Omicron COVID Cases

news outletUS News
Publish DateMarch 14, 2023

"We are really struggling with maintaining effective therapeutic options for high-risk patients with COVID-19," said Dr. Adit Ginde.

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Alamosa News

SLV groups look to help fight scarcity of childcare

news outletAlamosa News
Publish DateDecember 12, 2022

CCTSI Community Research Liaison gathers 80 San Louis Valley organizations to help fight scarcity of childcare.

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CU Anschutz launches new program aimed at involving older adults in clinical trials

news outlet9News
Publish DateDecember 08, 2022

The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has been putting a focus on recruiting diverse participants in clinical research—the OARS program is key to this effort.

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