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News from June 2010:

University of Colorado Hospital receives prestigious nursing designation

AURORA, Colo. (June 1, 2010) – The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is among the first hospitals in the United States to receive national accreditation of its post-baccalaureate nurse residency program.

Annual Business Plan competition

DENVER (June 10, 2010) – CaraSolva, a software company that helps caregivers who deal with long term disabilities, took first prize Thursday in the 9th annual Business Plan competition sponsored by the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship.

Health care training to focus on urban patients

AURORA, Colo. (June 15, 2010) – Students in various health care disciplines will begin a new University of Colorado program next academic year that focuses on urban health-care needs and solutions.

College of Nursing professor honored by University of Iowa Alumni Association

Colleen Goode

AURORA, Colo. (June 15, 2010)—Colleen J. Goode, RN, PhD, FAAN, NEA-BC, professor in the University of Colorado College of Nursing, was recently presented with the University of Iowa (UI) Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement.

Renowned geneticist heralds in new era for people with Down syndrome

Ed McCabe

AURORA, Colo. (June 15, 2010) - Nationally renowned pediatrician and geneticist, Edward R.B. McCabe, MD, PhD, has been tapped to become the first Executive Director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down syndrome.

Colleges announce first Integrated Nursing Pathway program in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (June 16, 2010)— Officials at the Community College of Aurora and the University of Colorado College of Nursing have announced the creation of the Integrated Pathway to Baccalaureate Nursing Education Program.

First-in-nation program focuses on anti-cancer stem cell therapies

AURORA, Colo. (June 18, 2010) — Cancer and stem cell biology researchers at the University of Colorado are launching the nation’s first program focused on identifying and testing drugs that target and destroy cells thought to be at the root of cancer.

Coloradans run in their undies to fight colon cancer

Woman running the Undy 5000 race

DENVER (June 26, 2010) – The 2nd Annual Denver Undy 5000 5K run/walk was held Saturday, June 26, and brought approximately 1,070 participants to Denver’s City Park—close to 700 of them formed teams.

Colorado School of Public Health professor appointed FDA advisor

John Kittelson

AURORA, Colo. (June 28, 2010) –John Kittelson, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics at the Colorado School of Public Health, has been appointed to the U.S. FDA's Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee.

Sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy achieves better glucose control than daily insulin injections

AURORA, Colo. (June 29, 2010) –Diabetes research conducted at 30 trial sites including the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus showed patients with type 1 diabetes achieved better glucose control by using a sensor-augmented insulin pump.

Professor wins major award for research proving downsizing and layoffs usually fail to boost bottom line

DENVER (June 29, 2010) – UC Denver Business School Professor Wayne Cascio won a $50,000 award Tuesday for pioneering research that showed corporate downsizing had little effect on profits and should be used sparingly and only as a last resort.

Scientists discover mice cages can alter rodents’ brains and skew research results

AURORA, Colo. (June 29, 2010) – Researchers at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus have found the brains of mice used in laboratories worldwide can be profoundly affected by the type of cage they are kept in.

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