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News from March 2011:

School of Public Health releases report on gas drilling safety

DENVER (March 1, 2011) - The Colorado School of Public Health released a report Monday on the potential health and safety impacts of gas drilling in Garfield County.

Researchers focus on human cells for spinal cord injury repair

Stephen Davies

AURORA, Colo. (March 2, 2011) - For the first time, scientists discovered that a specific type of human cell provides tremendous benefit for spinal cord injury.

Douglas County makes history with new study

AURORA, Colo. (March 4, 2011) - Douglas County, Colo. is making history and it’s doing so under the direction of researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health and University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Super-survivor population for established lung cancer treatment

AURORA, Colo. (March 7, 2011) - A discovery at University of Colorado Cancer Center shows testing lung cancer on a molecular level can produce new insights into this deadly disease.

Drug stops progression of Parkinson's disease

Wenbo Zhou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

AURORA, Colo. (March 8, 2011) - Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found a drug that stops the progression of Parkinson's disease in mice and are now testing it on humans.

University of Colorado Denver increases focus on business partnerships

Leanna Clark

DENVER (March 15, 2011) - The University of Colorado Denver means business. That’s the message behind recent business initiatives and now the creation of a key position to focus on business relationships.

University of Colorado Denver graduate programs among top 2012 U.S. News and World Report rankings

DENVER (March 16, 2011) – The University of Colorado Denver is home to some of the top graduate programs in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report.

University of Colorado Hospital first in region to implant advanced pacemaker

AURORA, Colo. (March 23 , 2011) – University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is the first hospital in Colorado and the region to offer a pacemaker designed, tested and approved for use in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines.

Math professor wins National Science Foundation award

Julien Langou

DENVER (March 24, 2011) – Julien Langou, PhD, assistant professor of mathematical and statistical sciences, recently received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) National Science Foundation (NSF) award.

University of Colorado team identifies new colon cancer marker

AURORA, Colo. (March 24, 2011)—A research team at the University of Colorado Cancer Center has identified an enzyme that could be used to diagnose colon cancer earlier.

Researchers find secrets to how brain processes smells

AURORA, Colo. (March 25, 2011) - Researchers have discovered a previously unknown step in how odors are processed by the brain.

Living at higher altitudes reduces heart disease risk

AURORA, Colo. (March 25, 2011) - Researchers have found that people living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from ischemic heart disease.

Celebrating College Friday - April 8, 2011

students walking on denver campus with CU Denver t-shirts

The Denver and Anschutz Medical Campuses will be providing new branded T-shirts and other items to students, faculty and staff in anticipation of College Friday 2011.

College of Nursing professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Colleen Goode

AURORA, Colo. (March 28, 2011)—A professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award, a high honor in the nursing profession.

Altitude Research Center wins grants

Altitude Research Center

AURORA (March 28, 2011) - The Department of Defense has awarded $4 million to the Altitude Research Center to discover ways to battle hypoxia in military personnel.

University of Colorado Hospital ranked best in Denver metro area

AURORA, Colo. (March 29, 2011) – University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is the best hospital in the Denver metro area according to U.S. News & World Report.

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