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Chris Casey

Project brings CPR awareness and training to high-risk neighborhoods

Comilla Sasson, MD, demonstrates the proper technique for CPR on a simulator dummy

Several of Denver's poorest neighborhoods have two to three times the cardiac arrest rate as other neighborhoods, plus abysmal rates of bystander-delivered CPR.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 15, 2012
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CU Medical School moves forward on implementation of state AED registry

Mary Tappe, a cardiac arrest survivor, talks at the Pilot AED Registry meeting as Comilla Sasson looks on

More than 250,000 people die annually in the United States from cardiac arrest. If bystanders knew where to find an automated external defibrillator (AED), that number could drop significantly.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 02, 2012
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Navy Surgeon General says Anschutz Medical Campus doing "amazing things"

Navy Surgeon General Matthew Nathan, right, hears about bladder cancer research from Dr. Dan Theodorescu

By Chris Casey | University Communications

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 30, 2012
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Instilling better eating habits in children one lunch at a time

Brian Wansink talks about childhood dietary habits during obesity symposium

In U.S. school lunchrooms, the immediate environment presented to children doesn't always promote the best nutritional choices, Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell University, told an audience at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 12, 2012
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Study shows dry storage a viable option for biospecimens

Carter Reid, a professional research assistant in Medical Oncology, examines a specimen in the lab

A University of Colorado Cancer Center pilot study has discovered that the quality of dehydrated RNA from human cancer biospecimens compares favorably to those stored in ultra-low-temperature (minus-80 centigrade) freezers.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date March 05, 2012
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