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A vendor at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo gets a flu shot from a CU student. Photo by Glenn Asakawa




Taking Away Cancer’s Bite

Research by Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, is targeting a protein that is crucial to cancerous cell growth.   


Testing a New Treatment for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Oncologist Virginia Borges, MD, is leading a study for a vaccine for breast and ovarian cancer patients.



Red Wine’s Surprising Ingredients

Robert Sclafani, PhD, discovered that chemicals in grape skins may help prevent cancer.



Creating a New Test for Lung Cancer 

Fred Hirsch, PhD, is developing a breathalyzer that could help battle the world's most deadly cancer.


‘We Will See New Emerging Infectious Diseases’

A Q&A with Eric Poeschla, MD, about the future of infectious diseases and how to fund research in the days of shrinking NIH dollars.


A New Heart

Brian Sherry's medical odyssey started with a heart infection and ended with a new love.


Wrapped in a Bow

The Bow Tie Ball gala honored the School of Medicine and celebrated former Dean Richard Krugman's nearly 25-year tenure.    


'You Guys Saved My Life'

Every year, students and faculty volunteers gather at the National Western Stock Show to provide health care and testing to participants and visitors.



Celebrating the History of Nurse Practitioners

Fifty years ago, the idea of nurse practitioners was born when two professors at the then-University of Colorado Health Sciences Campus came up with the idea of improving health care delivery to underserved communities.