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The Division of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine (BIPM) in the Department of Medicine was established in 2013.

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Kathleen Barnes: The Power of Big Data

Barnes is building CU's expertise in health data and biocomputing into a world-class personalized medicine program.

DOM Announces 2016 Outstanding Early Career Scholar

Catherine Lozupone, PhD, will use her award to uncover connections between the human microbiome and inflammatory disease.

The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014

Lozupone named one of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, 2014” in the field of Microbiology by Thomson Reuters.

Gut Check

Getting the Inside Story on Health

Some of my best friends are germs

Lozupone was the lead author on an important 2012 paper in Nature, “Diversity, Stability and Resilience of the Human Gut Microbiota,”

From the Chair - June 2013

Welcome to our Department of Medicine newsletter which will become a regular occurrence to help you keep up with all the things happening in our Department.


DOM Newsroom

Kathleen Barnes: The Power of Big Data

Barnes is building CU’s expertise in health data and biocomputing into a world-class personalized medicine program.

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough

Opioid withdrawal is a highly disturbing experience, added Joseph Frank, professor of medicine at the University of Colorado. He said withdrawal typically involves a deep malaise, severe pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps.

Fatty tissue may be ‘robbers cave’ for cancer stem cells, driving poor prognosis for obese patients

“The basic biology was fascinating: the tumor adapted the local environment to suit itself,” Jordan says.

Cancer survivors hit the gym

Pilot to improve outcomes through exercise moves to the mainstream.

UCHealth gives young testicular cancer patient a “Moment to Shine”

Connection with Rockies bolsters support of family and providers in battling unexpected diagnosis.

CU study: drinking in old age may be hazardous to your health

Top scientists analyzing alcohol’s impact on the immune system and beyond join CU

First-time mom beats cancer while pregnant

Eleven weeks into Amy Hansen’s pregnancy, doctors discovered a 10-centimeter tumor in her right ovary.

Multidisciplinary care impacts diagnosis and management of patients

University of Colorado Cancer Center members Tracey E, Schefter, MD, Chris Lieu, MD, Csaba Gajdos, MD, Martin McCarter, MD, and Barish Edil, MD are on the team of clinicians that evaluated the data.

High school girls explore health care careers

In early June, over 50 high school girls from around Aurora and Denver had the extraordinary opportunity to get an inside look at several centers operating on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

When eating disorders pushed them near death, they found hope in Denver

ACUTE Center at Denver Health uniquely addresses medical issues

Constant vigilance the key in managing the drugs that battle the bugs

UCH intensifies scrutiny of antibiotic prescribing as microbial resistance increases

UCHealth oncologist is up for a challenge

Taking on big jobs is nothing new for Mark Hancock, MD, who will help to launch the UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

UCH looks to broaden support for cancer patients

New supportive care program looks to treat the whole patient

End-Of-Life Care Better For Patients With Cancer, Dementia: Study Finds

About 60 percent of people with a relative dying of cancer or dementia said their relative got excellent end-of-life treatment, with about 80 percent saying the relative always got the care he or she wanted.

Type of illness, race can lead to end-of-life care disparity

Amos Bailey, a professor at the CU School of Medicine: “While early access to palliative care services may remain the goal, current and future workforce shortages will continue to limit access.”