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News from April 2009:

Female Physicians Honored in Traveling Exhibition

AURORA, Colo. (April 2, 2009) – Women doctors are the focus of a new traveling exhibition opening at the University of Colorado Denver’s Health Sciences Library on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo.

Low dose aspirin and pregnancy loss

AURORA, Colo. (April 3, 2009) - Researchers in OB/GYN at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine want to know if low doses of aspirin can help a woman conceive, maintain the pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby.

School of Education and Human Development Adds New Doctorate Program

DENVER (April 6, 2009) – A cry for executive training in education was heard loud and clear by the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development.

Taking a break to help Habitat for Humanity

DENVER (April 8, 2009) - The University of Colorado Denver Experiential Learning Center (ELC) and Student Life collaborated on a new program to take 21 UC Denver students to Amarillo, Texas, for an Alternative Spring Break to work with Habitat for Humanity.

Learning Landscapes program receives national recognition with “Entrepreneurial American Community Award”

A little girl sitting on the playground, smiling

DENVER (April 9, 2009) — Learning Landscapes, a program of the College of Architecture and Planning, receives national award for its transformation of elementary schools and neighborhoods through the design of safe, multi-dimensional schoolyards.

Leong, Macy named 2009 Calabresi Scholars

AURORA, Colo. ( April 10, 2009) — The University of Colorado Cancer Center has named two cancer researchers at the University of Colorado Denver as the 2009 Paul Calabresi Clinical Oncology Research Scholars.

New Alzheimer's treatments possible

AURORA, Colo. (April 17, 2009) –New therapies for people with Alzheimer’s disease could be the result of an important study showing a brain protein thay plays a key role in cognitive function is inhibited in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s.

Massive Convergent Evolution Discovered in Snake and Lizard Proteins

AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2009) – Convergent evolution, the acquisition of the same biological trait in unrelated lineages, is one of the most compelling arguments for the existence of natural selection.

Denver Bronco brings health seminars to medical campus

DENVER (April 22, 2009) —The University of Colorado Denver’s Health and Wellness Center and the Daniel Graham Foundation are co-sponsoring a series of five seminars to promote physical fitness and a healthful lifestyle.

Immune System Pioneers Share America’s Largest Prize in Medicine

Dr. Dinarello talking about his research in Albany

AURORA, Colo. (April 24, 2009) – University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine professor Charles A. Dinarello, MD, is one of the awardees of the $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.

Heart Failure Patients, Caregivers Want More Insight From Medical Team

AURORA, Colo. (April 24, 2009) – Heart failure patients and their caregivers want to know what to anticipate with the heart failure, receive more help with symptom relief and have more communication with members of the medical team providing care.

Study: Botox may be safe for treating enlarged prostate

AURORA, Colo. (April 28, 2009) – Men suffering from an enlarged prostate may benefit from BOTOX injections.

Simultaneous Transplants Best Option for Diabetics With Kidney Disease

Aurora, Colo. (April 30, 2009) — Patients with Type 1 diabetes who need a kidney transplant, have a better survival rate when they get a simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplant.

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