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Research    Patient Care    Cancer

Patient Cancer Free After Cell Therapy Created by CU Anschutz

A new clinical trial at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, using cells genetically engineered by medical faculty to fight stubborn cancers, is showing encouraging results.

Author David Kelly | Publish Date
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Patient Care    COVID-19

CU Anschutz Experts Break COVID-19 Effects Down by Body Part

During the months-long pandemic, healthcare providers have seen a lot of things, often on levels they have never seen before. From brain fog and loss of smell to leg clots and purple toes, what began as a mysterious pulmonary disease has shown the world that its destructive powers far transcend the lungs.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Research    Patient Care

How Can Slumbering Squirrels Inform Astronauts on Long-term Journeys?

Researchers peered into the deepest of slumbers – the barely-breathing sleep of arctic ground squirrels – to better understand how the small mammals can emerge from an eight-month hibernation with a minimal loss of muscle mass.

Using metabolite profiles in the squirrels’ blood, a recently developed technology, the researchers showed that the animals have uniquely adapted to their extreme habitats by converting bodily waste products into essential nutrients. Despite spending the long winter curled into a ball and breathing only once per minute, the hardy rodents awaken in spring unscathed.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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Research    Innovation    Patient Care    COVID-19

A Year Like No Other: Most-Read CU Anschutz Stories of 2020

It’s safe to say that 2020, rife with the disruptions, challenges and uncertainties that a global pandemic brings, has been a pivotal year. With SARS-CoV-2 vaccines rolling out, and the promise of a healthier and brighter 2021, science has vaulted in preeminence worldwide.

Author Staff | Publish Date
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