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Jeffrey Kieft, PhD, in his lab on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Photo by Trevr Merchant.



Spotlight on our Community


From the Olympics to Medical School  

From throwing a hammer in the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing during the 2008 Summer Olympics to studying to become a surgeon at CU Anschutz, Loree Thornton is no stranger to pushing herself to the limits in pursuit of her dreams.


Physician Team Work Keeps Train Engineer on Track​

A train engineer credits University of Colorado Health doctors with saving his hearing and keeping him in the job he loves. 



Untangling the Secrets of RNA Form and Function

Biochemist and structural biologist Jeffrey Kieft sees promise and beauty in the tangles of an RNA molecule and an almost limitless potential for exploration.



Tracking Disease Around the World and in Colorado

Daniel Pastula, MD, traveled the globe investigating disease outbreaks before returning to Colorado.     



Exercise is Good for the Mind and Body​​

Patricia Heyn, PhD, studies how activity affects cognitive function, especially for people with Alzheimer’s disease.