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Three CU scientists named 2011 Boettcher Investigators

Three University of Colorado researchers have been named to the 2011 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. This is the second year for the program, which supports early career scientists in their work toward making discoveries that improve human health.


Author Staff | Publish Date June 01, 2011
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Colorado School of Public Health presents annual award of excellence to Poudre Valley Health System

The Colorado School of Public Health named the Poudre Valley Health System’s (PVHS) Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity (CanDo) the recipient of the 2011 Excellence in Public Health Practice by an Organization award.


Author Caitlin Jenney | Publish Date May 31, 2011
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Elderly drivers would support age-based testing

Researchers studying driving habits and accident rates among the elderly found a majority surveyed supported mandatory retesting of drivers based on age while saying they would hand over the keys if a doctor or loved one said they were no longer fit to drive.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 24, 2011
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Don Elliman Joins Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology

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The former chief operating officer for the state of Colorado has joined the Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology. Don Elliman will serve as the center’s executive director.  The center is a world-class research organization focused on adult stem cell biology and regenerative medicine located at the University of Colorado Medical School on the Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 22, 2011
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Grant will help new CU eight-year medical-training track fill Colorado physician gaps

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The University of Colorado established a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science-Doctor of Medicine (BA/BS-MD) program in 2010 to cultivate more physicians to serve Colorado’s underserved communities. This month, a $1.88 million Colorado Health Foundation grant gives the BA/BS-MD program a critical boost—providing funding for the eight-year curriculum track beginning with undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado Denver Campus, and concluding at the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Caitlin Jenney | Publish Date May 18, 2011
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Everyday chemicals may trigger early menopause

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Women who are exposed to certain chemicals are more likely to experience menopause at a younger age, according to a newly published study by a researcher from the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 18, 2011
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College of Nursing announces two Nightingale Luminary Award finalists

The annual Nightingale Luminary Awards recognize  excellence in nursing professional engagement and citizenship. This year, three University of Colorado College of Nursing professionals were nominees: assistant professors Jennifer Hensley, CNM, MSN, EdD, and Teresa Sakraida, PhD, RN, as well as PhD student, Tanya Tanner. Sakraida and Tanner were named finalists.


Author Caitlin Jenney | Publish Date May 12, 2011
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Living at higher altitudes reduces heart disease risk

In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in partnership with the Harvard School of Global Health have found that people living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from ischemic heart disease.


Author David Kelly | Publish Date March 25, 2011
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University of Colorado team identifies new colon cancer marker

A research team at the University of Colorado Cancer Center has identified an enzyme that could be used to diagnose colon cancer earlier. It is possible that this enzyme also could be a key to stopping the cancer.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 25, 2011
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