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April 2010


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News from April 2010:

University of Colorado Hospital Gives Money To New Crisis Services System

AURORA, Colo. (April 2, 2010) - Metro Crisis Services has received a grant of $300,000 over three years from the University of Colorado Hospital.

University of Colorado announces budget-balancing measures

DENVER (April 7, 2010) – The University of Colorado system today announced a proposed $22 million package of budget-balancing measures for fiscal year 2010-11 (which begins July 1), the second round of a two-year process.

A Complex Villainelle: A UC Denver digital short

DENVER (April 8, 2010) -Denver is home to one of only two University programs in the U.S. where students can create an annual, large, high-production-value senior short film, a film that is of the same caliber as animated films like “UP.”

University of Colorado Denver Graduate Programs Among Top 2010 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

DENVER (April 15, 2010) – The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Campus are home to some of the top graduate programs in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report.

Perinatal mood disorder clinic open at UCH

AURORA, Colo. (April 19, 2010) - The Perinatal Mood Disorder Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital has been established to help women with difficulties during and after pregnancy.

Former CU Medical Researcher Leaves Legacy in Medical School Scholarships

AURORA, Colo. (April 20, 2010) - Students in the University of Colorado Denver’s new BA/BS-MD program will receive School of Medicine scholarships.

Research Offers Hope for Treating Skin Disorder Vitiligo

AURORA, Colo. (April 20, 2010) - New research may lead to breakthrough treatment of the skin-pigmentation disorder called vitiligo.

$1.4 million awarded to test promising approaches to reducing maltreatment of children

AURORA, Colo. (April 20, 2010) - The study, through JFK Partners will connect early with pregnant women to help create systems of support with their families, friends and community.

University of Colorado Cancer Center receives breast cancer research gift

AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2010) – Breast cancer research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) received another boost with a generous gift from Safeway, Inc.

University of Colorado College of Nursing awarded $2.6 million to expand Health Information Technology workforce

Diane Skiba, PhD., FAAN, FACMI, professor at the College of Nursing

AURORA, Colo. (April 22, 2010) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing has been awarded $2.6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to advance the widespread adoption of Health Information Technology.

Some pediatric brain tumors may be worsened by immune gene expression

Dr. Nicholas Foreman professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

AURORA, Colo. (April 27, 2010)—More than half of children diagnosed with ependymoma brain tumors will recur and die after standard treatment—surgery and radiation.

Study addresses race and its impact on breast cancer risk

AURORA, Colo. (April 27, 2010)— Many of the established risk factors for breast cancer explain less of the breast cancer cases in Hispanic women compared with non-Hispanic White women.

Two University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers receive $275k grant to build a better cancer model

AURORA, Colo. (April 27, 2010)—Cancer research done in laboratories generally relies on two types of models: animals that have been genetically altered to get a specific kind of cancer—called transgenic mice—and human cell lines.

Family changes linked to delinquent behavior in teens

DENVER (April 29, 2010)—A new study from the Journal of Marriage and Family reveals that teenagers who have experienced several family changes are more likely to engage in delinquent behaviour.

Many pregnant women not getting enough Vitamin D

AURORA, Colo. (April 29, 2010) – Seven out of every ten pregnant women in the United States are not getting enough Vitamin D according to a study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Breakthrough treatment extends the lives of prostate cancer patients

AURORA, Colo. (April 29, 2010) – The Food and Drug Administration has approved an immune therapy against prostate cancer. It’s a major breakthrough that will extend the lives of many advanced stage prostate cancer patients.

Urban Farm Program Transforms Schoolyards into Agricultural Land

DENVER (April 30, 2010) - McGlone Elementary held a groundbreaking ceremony today. Not only is the school receiving a renovated schoolyard, but through a partnership with local non-profit farmers and UCD, McGlone will be building an Urban Farm!

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