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CU Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award for Health Equity Work

In recognition of her exceptional work in advancing health equity, the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) bestowed its 2024 Herbert W. Nickens Award to Rita Lee, MD, a University of Colorado Department of Medicine faculty member, at a May 17 meeting in Boston.

Author Tayler Shaw | Publish Date May 17, 2024
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Research    Education    Faculty    Awards    Mentoring    Staff

‘Shining a Light on our Incredible People’: CU Department of Medicine Presents Faculty & Staff Awards

Innovation. Transformation. Extraordinary contributions. All these and more were recognized May 8 at the 2024 University of Colorado Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date May 08, 2024
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Community    Faculty    Alumni    Infectious disease    Mentoring

‘It’s So Valuable’: CU Faculty Highlight New Mentorship Program

When Alyssa Castillo, MD, a University of Colorado School of Medicine alumna, stepped back on the CU Anschutz campus in September of 2022, it felt both familiar and different.  

Author Tayler Shaw | Publish Date May 08, 2024
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Brain-Protected TAVR Results in Fewer Real-World Disabling Strokes

news outletTCTMD
Publish DateJune 05, 2024

This reduction in disabling stroke in the real world was supported by a secondary analysis using propensity score weighting (OR 0.79, 95% CI 0.70-0.90), reported Neel Butala, of Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, both in Aurora.

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STew: A new method for unveiling the spatial fingerprint of diseases

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateJune 04, 2024

In disease research, it's important to know gene expression and where in a tissue the expression is happening, but marrying the two sets of information can be challenging.

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Everyday Health

Statins Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Adults Age 75 and Up

news outletEveryday Health
Publish DateJune 04, 2024

For decades, doctors have prescribed statins as an effective, safe, and low-cost medication for lowering cholesterol and decreasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other life-threatening heart problems.

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Black Enterprise

National Cancer Survivors Day

news outletBlack Enterprise
Publish DateJune 03, 2024

NCSD was first celebrated on June 5, 1988. It was established by the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation to honor those who have survived cancer, inspire those recently diagnosed, and provide support to families and caregivers.

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