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December 2009


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News from December 2009:

School of Pharmacy researcher receives Parkinson’s disease funding from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 2, 2009) – The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research recently announced $1.5 million in total awards to six research teams including an Associate Professor from University of Colorado Denver’s School of Pharmacy.

UC Denver receives gift from Walmart to help green Colorado’s small communities

DENVER (Dec. 2, 2009) – Colorado’s small communities are going green, thanks to a generous gift from the Walmart Foundation. UC Denver will expand a community outreach program to help Colorado’s smaller towns and cities reduce their carbon footprints.

College of Nursing professor receives Honor Society of Nursing award

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2009) – The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), recently presented the 2009 Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award to Diane Skiba, PhD, FAAN, FACMI.

New Technology Helps Cardiac Patients

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 9, 2009) – University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is the first hospital in the state where patients can get the benefits of a new advanced cardiac imaging technology.

Patients Lack Knowledge Regarding Hospital Medications

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2009) - A study to assess patient awareness of medications prescribed during a hospital visit, shows most were unable to name at least one medication they had been prescribed.

School of Pharmacy researcher receives Epilepsy Innovator Award

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2009) – A researcher at University of Colorado Denver’s School of Pharmacy has been named as one of three recipients of a $50,000, 2010 Innovator award from Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

Theodorescu named director of University of Colorado Cancer Center

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AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 18, 2009)— Dr. Dan Theodorescu, a cancer researcher and urologic surgeon, has been named director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

Rural medicine, Down syndrome programs at University of Colorado’s School of Medicine receive federal support

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 22, 2009) – Several programs of the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine, including efforts to bolster rural health care and to research Down syndrome, got a recent boost from the omnibus federal spending bill.

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