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Research    COVID-19 Podcasts

Podcast: CU Anschutz Experts Share Ups and Downs of Controlling a Pandemic

Other than halting it in its tracks, if experts on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus could wave a wand and change something about their battle against the coronavirus pandemic, it might be taking the politics out of the picture.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date August 05, 2020
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Research    Community

Podcast: Mental Health Challenges Facing Refugees

“People in my culture, even my family, wouldn’t have sought mental health treatment, and that’s one of the reasons why I got into the mental health field. I experienced it myself," said Phoutdavone Phimphasone-Brady, a refugee from Laos, who grew up in Kansas. Phimphasone-Brady shared how her firsthand experience with mental health stigma sparked her passion for her work as a clinical psychologist in a recent special edition of the Mind the Brain podcast. 

Author Kiley Kudrna | Publish Date August 04, 2020
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Education    Community

CU Begins Implementation of New Title IX Rules

The U.S. Department of Education recently issued new guidelines for how universities and K-12 schools will investigate and adjudicate sexual misconduct allegations beginning Aug. 14.

Author Staff | Publish Date July 31, 2020
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Patient Care

Reconstructive Surgery on Cleft Lip Transforms Teen’s Outlook

As a young child, Jennifer Falomir-Lopez just wanted to look “normal” like all the other kids. She knew she was different but couldn’t explain to her friends why she looked different. Jennifer was born with a cleft lip and cleft alveolus.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 31, 2020
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Podcast: The Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Mental Health

The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others shocked so many out of complacency, catapulting the Black Lives Matter protests into the forefront of people’s minds. Many are still struggling with how to best support the Black community, as well as others who experience racism and discrimination in their daily lives. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has also added immense unexpected stress to everyone’s lives. The events of the past several months make the significance of July being Minority Mental Health Awareness Month more important than ever. 

Author Kiley Kudrna | Publish Date July 29, 2020
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Press Releases

Researchers Discover “Marie Kondo” Protein Which Aids in Organizing Fruit Fly Embryos

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered a protein in fruit fly embryos, dubbed Marie Kondo, that destroys maternal proteins. Much like namesake, author and clutter consultant Marie Kondo, this gene removes unnecessary molecules, keeping embryos organized.

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date July 28, 2020
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Research    Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz, Boulder Launch New Initiative to Expand Research Collaborations

Today, the University of Colorado announced the launch of AB Nexus, an initiative to expand research collaborations between the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 28, 2020
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Policy Office Announces CU Anschutz Policy Updates

On July 1, 2020, 11 updated campus policies and three new campus policies became effective. Most of these changes respond to Board of Regents policy revisions and related updates to system Administrative Policy Statements.

Author Staff | Publish Date July 28, 2020
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Innovation    Patient Care    Philanthropy

Video: CU Anschutz Experts Discuss How We Are Redefining the Future of Cancer Care

Chancellor Don Elliman welcomed generous benefactors and community members to a live panel discussion titled “How we are Redefining the Future of Cancer Care with the University of Colorado Cancer Center” on July 23.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 24, 2020
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