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Our COVID-19 News & Stories

From the front lines to clinical trials, our campus has been at the forefront of responding to COVID-19.

Innovation    COVID-19   

Student-Inspired Collaboration Results in Custom Dental Face Shield

Editor’s note: “Our COVID-19 Fighters” is an occasional series highlighting the ways the CU Anschutz Medical Campus community is helping patients and the wider community in the fight against the pandemic. We welcome your story ideas; please share them here.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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COVID-19    Vaccinations

Fireworks and Freedom in 2021? Maybe a Sparkle But Probably Not a Full Launch

President Joe Biden has painted a bright picture for the coming Fourth of July holiday, claiming all Americans will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. Assuming most people accept their shots, and the vaccination rate continues at its current pace, the restrictive cloud hanging over the country could finally lift by summer.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Research    COVID-19

Researchers Delve Into Why COVID-19 Targets the Sense of Smell

Diego Restrepo, PhD, professor of cell and developmental biology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is leading a National Institutes of Health-funded grant into why people infected with SARS-CoV-2 often lose their sense of smell. It’s frequently one of the first symptoms of the infection.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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Research    Education    COVID-19

Finding Ways to Make Science Matter to Everyone

I love tossing around crazy scientific ideas – things that might be nearly impossible … or actually are impossible.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date
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