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Chris Casey


Innovation

CU Anschutz on forefront of reimagining health care

Amid spiraling costs, complexity and inefficiencies, the health care industry has reached an inflection point. It’s ripe for massive disruption.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date December 06, 2018
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Research

Can technology provide solutions to mental health crisis?

Speaking to a rapt audience of almost 5,000 in Denver, Matt Vogl covered more territory than what is usual in a brief TEDx talk. He went from an unflinching account of what led him to the brink of suicide 15 years ago to his desire to disrupt and innovate in the nation’s “snarled” mental health system to promising virtual-reality treatments for prisoners in Alaska and beyond.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date December 04, 2018
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Research

Is there a penalty for weight loss?

Losing weight is difficult for most people, and keeping it off is invariably a struggle. Some studies have suggested that a greater than expected reduction in resting metabolic rate — the amount of calories your body burns at rest — may be one factor that contributes to weight regain after weight loss.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 20, 2018
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Patient Care

Rockin’ his way back from the brink

Pumping iron. Shredding guitar. Hiking the mountains. Working in information technology. For Shuvanzan “Shavvi” Dwa, the start of his 30s was a daily exercise in the things he loved.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 13, 2018
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Education

Workplace-based private school to open next fall

A private school serving students in preschool through fifth grade is planned to open in fall 2019 on the Fitzsimons Innovation Community, just north of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 09, 2018
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Patient Care

At last, a beautiful smile

A pair of words — beautiful smile — are heard all the time in dental and orthodontic clinics. These days, it’s practically an expectation for teenagers to, after wearing braces, end up with sparkling and picture-perfect teeth.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 07, 2018
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Campus Life

Vape-Free November

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined leading health organizations, including the University of Colorado Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado, in calling for a reduced tobacco use and vaping among youth — an urgent issue given a recent report that Colorado leads the nation in teen vaping.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 05, 2018
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Campus Life

Star-studded event raises $2.4 million

Down syndrome researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus joined with Hollywood celebrities, Denver Broncos and foundation advocates to raise $2.4 million for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation on Saturday.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 23, 2018
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Campus Life

Meeting an unspoken need

Jennifer Huynh noticed how a food pantry fills a vital need at the University of Colorado of Denver, so she wondered why, after becoming a student at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, a similar pantry wasn’t available here.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 17, 2018
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'Very exciting' time for regenerative medicine

The pace of progress in cell-based therapies and regenerative medicine is unprecedented, and the development of disease therapies, and possibly cures, will only accelerate in the near future.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 11, 2018
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