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Center for Surgical Innovation Celebrates One Year in New Location, Looks Forward to the Future

When Sarah Massena joined the Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) as executive director in 2007, she saw the role as an ideal way to merge her interests in science and business.

Author Valerie Gleaton | Publish Date May 04, 2021
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Innovation    Patient Care    Community

What to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

With the FDA emergency approval of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer last week and Moderna approval due any day, immunizations against the deadliest pandemic in the past 100 years will begin this week.

Author School of Medicine | Publish Date December 14, 2020
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Denver Business Journal

Denver Health CEO to retire

news outletDenver Business Journal
Publish DateJanuary 13, 2022

he Denver Health Board of Directors has launched a search committee to find a successor.

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Specialty Pharmacy Continuum

Should INSTI- or TAF-Related Weight Gain Prompt a Switch?

news outletSpecialty Pharmacy Continuum
Publish DateJanuary 12, 2022

Roughly 15% of people living with HIV gain more than 10% of their body weight in the first one to two years of treatment with an integrase strand transfer inhibitor (INSTI) or tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) regimen, leaving clinicians with the clinical question of whether to switch to a non-INSTI or non-TAF regimen. The answer is unclear, experts said.

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What Does a Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant Mean for Medicine?

news outletMedscape
Publish DateJanuary 12, 2022

Scientific achievements usually raise big new questions, and the remarkable surgery that took place on January 7, when Maryland resident David Bennett was transplanted with a genetically modified heart from a pig, has been no different.

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Health Day

Breastfeeding May Protect a Mom's Heart Years Later

news outletHealth Day
Publish DateJanuary 12, 2022

Chloe Jo Davis is a vocal advocate for breastfeeding. The Wilton, Conn.-based writer breastfed her three sons for years to make sure they reaped all of the benefits associated with the practice.

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