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Endowed Chair Celebration: Opening the Door to Discovery

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus recently celebrated the generosity of the CU Anschutz benefactor community and the talented faculty they support. Hosted by Chancellor Don Elliman, the event was held for the first time at the Anschutz Health Sciences Building against the backdrop of the endowed chair recognition wall. Each plaque recognizes an endowed chair established by a benefactor or benefactors to support faculty at CU Anschutz.


Author Danielle Davis | Publish Date November 10, 2023
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Research    Patient Care    Advancement    Alzheimer's   

Q&A: Experts Weigh in on Alzheimer’s Disease and Discovery

As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050, the sense of urgency for researchers to find better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for the 6 million people whose memories and lives are at stake has intensified.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date May 31, 2023
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Students    Diversity    Advancement   

Giving Day 2023 Engages Community, Provides Essential Support for Programs

Beginning at midnight on April 13, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus held its second annual Giving Day. For 24 hours, the CU Anschutz community was encouraged to contribute to funds honoring pioneers of diversity in healthcare and the many schools and colleges across campus. This year’s theme was “Go Further, Together” – a phrase that highlights the ability of CU Anschutz students to face challenges and push through adversity to change lives for the better.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date May 09, 2023
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Research    Esophageal Cancer    Advancement   

Esophageal and Gastric Center Naming Celebration Cements CU Cancer Center Legacy

About 40 people recently gathered at the Anschutz Health Sciences Building to celebrate the newly named Katy O. and Paul M. Rady Esophageal and Gastric Center of Excellence and honor Sachin Wani, MD, as the inaugural center director and recipient of the Katy O. and Paul M. Rady Esophageal and Gastric Center Chair.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date May 02, 2023
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Research    Women's Health    Advancement   

Research Powerhouse: CU Anschutz Strengthens Women’s Mental Health Focus

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide, with young adults and women hit the hardest, according to a scientific briefing released by the World Health Organization. Yet there’s still much that’s not understood about women’s health research and how it impacts their mental and physical health.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date May 01, 2023
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Research    Faculty    Advancement    Anesthesiology   

New Endowed Chair for Anesthesiology Bolsters Campus Innovation and Research

A recent gathering at the Anschutz Health Sciences Building celebrated the generosity of the University of Colorado Department of Anesthesiology and honored Susan Ingram, PhD, as the inaugural recipient of the Richard Traystman, PhD, Endowed Chair in Anesthesiology.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date April 24, 2023
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Press Releases    Advancement   

CU Cancer Center Receives $20 Million Gift to Advance Esophageal Cancer Research and Care

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus today announced the creation of the Katy O. and Paul M. Rady Esophageal and Gastric Center of Excellence, made possible by a $20 million philanthropic investment from Katy O. and Paul M. Rady.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date December 06, 2022
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Research    Community    Philanthropy    Advancement

A Celebration of Loyalty

On Aug. 18, alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered on campus for the fifth Loyal Benefactor Celebration. This event honors those who make ongoing annual gifts to support the university, those who have included the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in their estate plans, and faculty and staff who give through payroll deduction. After a two-year hiatus, the return of this special event was met with joy by over 140 attendees.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date August 24, 2022
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Research    Press Releases    Advancement   

Historic $200 Million Commitment to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Fuels Advancements in Treatments and Cures

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus today announced the creation of the Gates Institute, a state-of-the-art facility that will focus on rapidly translating laboratory findings into regenerative, cellular and gene therapies for patients.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date May 11, 2022
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Advancement

Signature Benefactor Event Shines Spotlight on Healthcare Honorees

Boundless gratitude for the vital roles of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the entire healthcare community was on display at the annual Benefactor Recognition Dinner on April 27.


Author Danielle Davis | Publish Date April 29, 2022
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Research    Patient Care    Alumni    Advancement

Evolution of Addiction Treatment: A Reflection with Don Egan

Sometimes life takes unexpected turns and puts you on a path you could never foresee. That was true for Donald “Don” Egan, MD ’66 (Resident ’70). His first career started in 1958 with the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he quickly learned he would not be suitable as the next Maverick.


Author Danielle Davis | Publish Date March 04, 2022
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Landmark gift makes CU Anschutz a national leader in veterans health care

Thanks to a gift of $38 million from The Marcus Foundation, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will soon become a national model for the diagnosis and care of veterans who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries and related psychological health conditions.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 16, 2017
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