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CU Denver unbolts door on $60.5 million Auraria building (Slideshow)
The University of Colorado Denver's $60.5 million Auraria campus building devoted only to CU Denver students will be completed Tuesday.
Denver Business Journal9/8/2014
Experts to debate challenges of regulating stoned driving
Stone driving has been a hot topic in Colorado since recreational marijuana was legalized by voters in 2012 and went into effect in January. On Friday, it will be front and center at CU Denver. Experts will talk about the challenges of regulated stoned driving. Many people have called the growing number of stoned drivers concerning.
Fox 31 KDVR.com9/5/2014
Researchers target DNA to improve cancer treatments; CU School of Medicine isolating broken genes
But at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, researchers such as Dr. Robert Doebele are making major strides. In the past, cancer was treated with chemotherapy -- it might work, it might not. But with DNA testing, doctors can find the broken gene for each individual patient and prescribe drugs to target it specifically.
ABC 7 News9/5/2014
Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients
In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado, Denver will study the genes of those with a kind of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome who have been treated with a strain of medical marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web.
TIME9/3/2014
CU Denver researchers analyzing ISIS videos
Researchers at University of Colorado Denver are pouring through videos released by the Islamic State showing the apparent beheadings of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
9NEWS.com9/2/2014
Study: Out With Low Fat, In With Low Carbs To Lose Weight
“I turned on the news and it said, ‘Eat more fat.’ Oh my gosh, such a wrong thing to tell people,” said Dr. Jim Hill, Executive Director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and WellnessCenter.
CBS49/2/2014
Colorado researchers probe Parkinson's disease causes, treatments
Epidemiologist Katherine James, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is preparing to publish results of an ecological study looking at a large population, 330,000 Medicare patients in 2007, with ZIP codes across the state, matched up with their potential exposure to atrazine.
Daily Camera9/1/2014
Anschutz Medical Campus takes shape as a veritable city of health
Seven years after the former Fitzsimons Army post was redeveloped as a hub for health care, education and research, the campus is doing exactly what it was created to do: breeding companies based on research developed at the hospitals and school on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Colorado Biz9/1/2014
Saline IV shortage: Searching for a solution
Hospitals are changing the way they use saline, and by extension the way they practice medicine. "We're being more efficient," said Gerry Barber, coordinator for Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacy Services at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Denver Post8/31/2014
What smart cities can learn from Denver
Tom Noel, a.k.a. Dr. Colorado, teaches history at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver), points to 52 historic districts in Denver and 334 individual landmarks -- numbers that are said to be higher than any other city with a comparable population.
Pop City8/27/2014
Coveted school districts nationwide crackdown on enrollment fraud
Paul Teske, Dean of CU Denver’s School of Public Affairs, provides expert commentary and insight on the phenomenon of out-of-district students enrolling in high-performing school districts.
Southern California Public Radio8/27/2014
Abundant coal may have ‘cursed’ the Appalachian economy
Another recent paper, by Stratford Douglas of West Virginia University and Annie Walker of the University of Colorado at Denver, looked at the Appalachian coal industry’s economic effects from 1970-2010 and comes to different conclusion.
Washington Post8/27/2014
Oversight lacking in medication management for youth corrections
Dr. Gina Moore is Clinical Director at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado. She says she is not familiar with the specifics of what is going on inside DYC, but in general terms, she has real concerns if doctors are not conducting proper medical monitoring of youth after prescribing them such powerful medications.
Fox 31 KDVR.com8/26/2014
Health foundation likely to focus on mental health, wellness initiatives in El Paso, Teller counties
Although more priorities could be added in the coming months, the two preliminary issues offer an early look at the foundation's likely focus once it receives University of Colorado Health's down payment for leasing city-owned Memorial Hospital - money that remains mired in litigation.
The Gazette8/25/2014
Dinosaur Footprints Set for Public Display in Utah
A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab.
ABC News8/22/2014
Local Infectious Disease Expert: Many Misconceptions About Ebola
Dr. Michelle Barron, the Director of Infections, Preventions and Control at the University of Colorado Hospital, said there are many misconceptions about Ebola.
CBS Denver8/21/2014
Colorado Parkinson's disease patients fight for best possible life
"We're entering an age in which it wouldn't surprise me if we saw a cure in 10 to 15 years for neurodegenerative diseases, but no one has cured them yet," said Dr. Benzi Kluger, neurologist and director of the Movement Disorders Center at the University of Colorado.
Denver Post8/21/2014
The simple policy that led to a stunning drop in teen births
And that makes short-term birth control particularly ineffective for adolescents, says Dr. Stephen Scott, associate professor in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine.
Washington Post8/20/2014
Denver marijuana sellers zoned to low-income neighborhoods, study finds
A 'not in my backyard' philosophy surrounding retail marijuana shops causes them to open mostly in low-income, ethnic-minority areas of Denver, according to a University of Colorado Denver study released Monday.
Denver Business Journal8/18/2014
Aurora theater shooting defense seeks mystery CU records
Defense attorneys in the Aurora theater shooting case have subpoenaed information that a witness has suggested University of Colorado officials may be trying to hide.
Denver Post8/18/2014