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CU Anschutz Announces Unique Technology to Rapidly Screen New Drugs, Therapies

What you need to know: The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at CU Anschutz announced a new drug discovery technology that can cut the screening time for new drug therapies by half. It will enable rapid and cost-effective screening of hundreds of thousands of potential therapies for diseases. 

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus announced a new robotic screening and imaging technology today marking a major breakthrough in the detection and treatment of disease.

Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date October 06, 2020
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Innovation    Education    Community

Making Science ‘Cool and Fun’

  • What You Need to Know: Think Like a Scientist is a nonprofit mentoring program staffed by CU Anschutz graduate-student volunteers and serving elementary students in Aurora. The program, launched by an immunology faculty member, shows children from diverse backgrounds that science is fun and that anyone can become a scientist. NOTE: All photos in this story were taken last year or earlier. 

Francesca Manzella, MA, recalls the profound letdown. A high school guidance counselor said her dream of becoming a scientist was beyond her reach. “She discouraged the idea, saying I would be in school too long.”

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date August 31, 2020
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Innovation    Patient Care    Education    COVID-19

Global Pandemic: Putting Our Medical Campus’s Talents to Task

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 Chris Casey | Publish Date August 25, 2020
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Research    Innovation    Education

Milestone: Final Beams Go Atop Anschutz Health Sciences Building

Campus and The Anschutz Foundation leaders on Aug. 20 signed the final beams that topped off the seven-story Anschutz Health Sciences Building. In a message of thanks to the project workers, CU Anschutz Chancellor Don Elliman said, “This building is going to be the manifestation of the vision that we have for the future of this campus.”

Author Staff | Publish Date August 21, 2020
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