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Former CU president Albino leads project on oral health of underserved kids

Former CU president Judith Albino

AURORA, Colo. (April 15, 2014) - Judith Albino, the first woman president of the University of Colorado, now leads a CU project to address crucial oral health issues among American Indian and Alaska Native children.

CU researchers unraveling what’s behind the sniffles

Blowing nose

AURORA, Colo. (April 11, 14) – Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose. Understanding the cause could lead to a cure.

New towns going up in developing nations pose major risk to the poor

Semi-pucca housing structure in the Naya Patti settlement.

DENVER (April 10, 2014) - Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

Engineering colleagues win NIH grant to develop spinal cages

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (April 7, 2014) - Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professors Christopher Yakacki and Dana Carpenter received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop spinal cages.

CU Denver announces funding for faculty work

DENVER (March 27, 2014) - The CU Denver Office of Research Services announces a program to distribute $150,000 of discretionary funding for grants to encourage and support creative activities by faculty.

Bioscience 2 Opening: A new idea, a new building

ANSCHUTZ, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - A new venture next to the Anschutz Medical Campus will take the unusual step of combining research, business and education under one roof.

Research breakthrough explores severity of autism symptoms

AURORA, Colo. (March 24, 2014) – The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become large and complex also is linked to the severity of autism, research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows.

Research Colorado magazine features CU Denver | Anschutz breakthroughs

DENVER, Colo. (March 18) From python genomes to altitude sickness, research at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is featured in the latest edition of Research Colorado, a glossy, 108-page annual magazine.

Army couples needed for relationship study

Army boots

DENVER (Mar 19, 2014) – Researchers are currently conducting an online study called the Relationships Among Military Personnel (RAMP) project and are seeking Army soldiers and their civilian wives or girlfriends to participate.

Stroke in children will be focus of $3 million grant

AURORA, Colo. (March 17, 2014) – Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, already focused on the effects of stroke in children, will receive $3 million as part of a national effort to better understand stroke.

Postdoctoral research day explores creativity and innovation

Postdoctoral research day

AURORA, Colo. (March 18, 2014) - Innovation and creativity were the main themes of the fifth annual Postdoctoral Research Day. Some 60 researchers presented posters on topics from marijuana to infant weight gain.

Managing Type 1 Diabetes as an adolescent

Blood sugar reading

AURORA, Colo (March 14, 2014) - The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) will receive a $2.1 million grant to help teach adolescents with Type 1 diabetes how to manage their disease and improve their health outcomes and quality of life.

Marijuana symposium features university health and public policy experts

Marijuana symposium

DENVER (March 7, 2014) - Experts from the vast spectrum of marijuana research gathered Friday to discuss the medical and public policy implications of Colorado's new cannabis laws, focusing strongly on the drug's impact on children.

New library created for injury researchers and evaluators

AURORA, Colo. (March 3, 2014) - Researchers who study injury and violence have created a new database and library aimed at helping fellow scientists in the field enjoy easier access to each other's work.

Disaster response in indigenous communities holds lessons for all

DENVER (Feb. 13, 2014) - When a tsunami struck American Samoa in 2009, indigenous institutions on the islands provided disaster relief that could help federal emergency managers in similar communities nationwide.

Thousands of unvaccinated adults die of preventable diseases

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 4, 2014) - While adults make up 95 percent of those that die annually from vaccine preventable diseases, a new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine shows that their vaccination rates remain stubbornly low.

Exploring the echoes of war

Two Colorado professors explore the local echoes of wars in the Middle East

DENVER (Jan. 16, 2014) - The general perception of war and soldiers is largely shaped by depictions in the popular media -- movies, books, news reports.

Is high uric acid predisposing diabetic patients to kidney disease?

Uric acid 3d

AURORA, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2014) - A study newly awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will look at whether lowering uric acid levels can prevent people with type 1 diabetes from needing hemodialysis or kidney transplant.

From common colds to deadly lung diseases, one protein plays key role

CU lab student

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 10, 2013) – An international team of researchers has zeroed in on a protein that plays a key role in many lung-related ailments, from seasonal colds to more serious diseases.

Skeleton discovery suggests rugged tree climbing ancestor

Bone fragments found in Tanzania by CU Denver Professor Charles Musiba and his team

DENVER (Dec. 5, 2013) - A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered.

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