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Tony Hammes, awaiting a lung transplant in September 2017, walks in the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital cardiothoracic ICU.  Photo Courtesy of Tony Hammes.



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Hormones from Womb to Tomb ​ 

C. Neill Epperson, MD, an expert in women’s behavioral health, particularly the relationship of hormones and the brain, has joined the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus, as chair of the Department of Psychiatry.


Richard Schulick Named Director of CU Cancer Center

An investment of $100 million will expand care, research and clinical trials to more patients.  



Lung Transplant Patient Overcomes Long Odds

Diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Tony Hammes gradually was able to move less and less. Half a year after a lung transplant at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, Hammes was shooting hoops.  



CU Physician Takes Aim at Rare Genetic Disorder​

Johan Van Hove, MD, PhD, is one of the few physician-researchers in the world whose work is dedicated to NKH.