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News from November 2009:

University of Colorado Cord Blood Bank Reaches Milestone

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2009) - The University of Colorado Cord Blood Bank has sent out its 500th potentially life saving cord blood unit to a patient with a serious blood-related illness.

NIH awards $577,000 to ImmuRx for treatment of tuberculosis

Ross Kedl, PhD

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 3, 2009) – ImmuRx, co-founded by Ross Kedl, PhD, assistant professor in the department of Immunology at the School of Medicine, has been awarded $577,000 from NIH to study the potential of the ImmuRx platform to treat tuberculosis.

Colorado Researcher Looks for Better Leukemia Treatments

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2009)—A two-year, $1.4 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant will kick start research in acute myeloid leukemia.

UCD Depression Center Working to Help ENHANCED Act

AURORA, Colo (Nov. 2, 2009) The University of Colorado Denver Depression Center is a member of the National Network of Depression Centers working to establish national centers for the treatment of depression and bipolar disorders.

Heart Surgery Using Bypass Machine Leads to Better Recoveries

Color photo of Dr. Fred Grover, UC Denver School of Medicine

AURORA, Colo.–In the first conclusive study on the subject, patients who get coronary bypass surgery with the use of a heart lung bypass machine have better recoveries than patients who had the same procedure without the bypass machine.

Learning Landscapes program in architecture recognized for inspiring active lifestyles in kids

WASHINGTON, D.C./DENVER (Nov. 16, 2009) - “Learning Landscapes, ” a program of the College of Architecture and Planning at UC Denver, is one of 12 programs named as an example of great ways communities can help kids be more active and healthy.

CAM Records introduces reloadable USB wristbands

USB wristbands

DENVER (Nov. 17, 2009) – CAM Records, the record label from UC Denver’s College of Arts & Media, is introducing reloadable USB wristbands, unique in the college arena.

ValveXchange licenses University of Colorado tech for personalized 3D heart modeling

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2009) - ValveXchange Inc. recently executed a license agreement with the University of Colorado for a process to transform cardiac imaging data into high-quality three-dimensional models.

College of Nursing professor and associate dean inducted into American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Karen Sousa

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 24, 2009) – Karen H. Sousa, RN, PhD, FAAN, was recently inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as a 2009 Fellow.

New UC Denver program puts high school grads on pathway to med school

DENVER (Nov. 25, 2009) – High school students eager to begin their careers in medicine now have the opportunity to “reserve” a seat in a top-ranked medical school immediately after high school.

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