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Steven Barcus


Rituximab and Ocrelizumab show promise in fighting MS

When Cathy Bryant went to the emergency room in 2011, she thought she was having a stroke. Her health had been perfect, so something sudden and unexpected seemed like the only logical explanation. However, the doctor had another diagnosis—she had Multiple Sclerosis (MS).


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date July 12, 2016
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Cerebral palsy doesn't stop her from dancing

Sarah Cauley Sarah Cauley, a previous patient of the Gait Lab, is helping researchers understand how adults with cerebral palsy transition to adulthood. Sarah's goal is to one day perform on Dancing with the Stars "to show anything is possible."

Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date May 17, 2016
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Middle school students see the future at Gates Biomanufacturing Facility

The future of medicine is happening at the Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF), and engineers are already working to hand it down to the next generation. The GBF hosted 30 seventh and eighth graders from Bell Middle School (BMS) to introduce them to drug treatments and cellular therapies produced through research in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date May 10, 2016
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RaCAS: A showcase of scientific and creative achievements

The future of security might not be fingerprint readers or retina scanners—it could be your gait. That’s just one of the applications that David Attid and Andrew Gale, seniors from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, are considering for the data they are collecting on gait. The team believes that the subtle, unique movements of individuals can be used for personal identification.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date May 04, 2016
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Record number of students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

CU Anschutz students set a new campus record this spring, with seven students being awarded with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). More than 17,000 applications were submitted for just 2,000 awards, which grants stipend support of $34,000 a year for three years in addition to $12,000 toward the cost of tuition, for first and second year graduate students.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date May 04, 2016
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CCTSI launches careers of young researchers through TL1 program

The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) TL1 program is making CU Anschutz a top-choice for students like Michelle Nelsen, who is pursuing her PhD in immunology. Nelsen heard about the program during a recruitment weekend event and was interested in additional opportunities to observe clinical medicine. The TL1 program opened doors for Nelsen to collaborate with physicians and researchers in her field.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date April 12, 2016
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Long-serving faculty honored

CU Anschutz Chancellor Don Elliman and CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell hosted a celebration to recognize the contributions of faculty members who have served at the university for 25 years. Those recognized included 40 faculty members from schools throughout CU Anschutz, as well as many from CU Denver.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date April 12, 2016
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Journey to space began at CU

Kjell Lindgren, MD ’02, has wanted to be an astronaut as long as he can remember. That dream became a reality in July 2015 when he blasted off from Kazakhstan as part of NASA’s Expedition 44/Expedition 45 to the International Space Station (ISS). During his 141 day mission, Lindgren completed two space walks and conducted experiments in physics, life sciences and fuel combustion.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date April 01, 2016
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Regional science fair brings Denver’s brightest to campus

Emhyr Subramanian, an eighth-grader at Challenge Middle School, wants to find a way to clean polluted water. He won’t be satisfied with solving the issue of oil spills in the ocean. He wants to clean up organic waste spilled in any body of water, large or small. He decided this problem would be the perfect topic for his project in the Cardel Homes Regional Science Fair (CHRSF)-Denver metro area, hosted on the CU Denver campus, with judges from both CU Denver and CU Anschutz.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date February 29, 2016
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Regents tour Fetal Care Center

The University of Colorado Board of Regents capped off a retreat on the Anschutz Medical Campus with a tour of the Colorado Fetal Care Center (CFCC) at Children’s Hospital Colorado. The CFCC, a collaboration between Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Hospital and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is one of the leading fetal clinical practice groups in the U.S.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date January 20, 2016
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Raising the bar in military and veteran care

It was the middle of the night when the plane landed carrying wounded soldiers. Immediately one man was brought to critical care. He had lost his right eye, his right arm, most of his leg length-wise and half of his body was covered in severe burns.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date November 10, 2015
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New campus clinic open to students

If students on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus found themselves ill before Sept. 15, they would have had to use the emergency room or find a provider on their own. But now, thanks to a collaboration of several campus partners, the Campus Health Center (CHC) is available on the second floor of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.


Author Steven Barcus | Publish Date September 23, 2015
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