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CU Professor Gives Hand and Heart to HeLa Legacy: Medicine’s Gift Ungiven

Her cells, nicknamed HeLa cells, changed medicine’s path. They became the most-commonly used cancer cell line in biological research history, making profound contributions to science and saving countless lives. Years after the poor Black woman unknowingly provided those cells to scientists, her story emerged, shining light on patient rights.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Innovation    Pharmacy   

New CU School of Pharmacy Center Sets Path Toward Drug Discovery Hub

For today’s generation of medical researchers, the need for speed in the scientific world was never more pronounced than it was in 2020. As society hid from a deadly virus, the race for a treatment went full-throttle, pinning some scientists in their labs nearly 24/7.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Education    Pharmacy

Hips Don’t Lie: Injury Unlocks Athlete’s Flair for Pharmacy

Like many of the “A-ha!” moments that have sparked human innovation throughout history, a setback catalyzed one of the most meaningful discoveries of Peter Tonsits’ life.  

Author Kristen O'Neill | Publish Date
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Research    Education    Students    Public Health    Pharmacy

CU Anschutz Schools and Colleges Rank Among Nation’s Best in 2022 U.S. News & World Report Listing

Schools and colleges of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are again ranked among the best in the country on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of higher education programs.

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