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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

Young Mother Treated For Breast Cancer While Pregnant

A young couple from Littleton is overjoyed with the birth of their second daughter. They are thankful for both baby and mother. That’s because Tess Carruth was treated for breast cancer while pregnant.

Experimental cancer treatment offers hope at University of Colorado Hospital

DENVER -- He was given no chance to survive his cancer, and doctors were talking about putting him in hospice care.

How Can Poverty Impact Healthcare? Med Students Get a Glimpse

Over 20 medical students gathered in the RJ Montgomery shelter kitchen to begin the PICOS exercise.

Depression Often Follows Heart Surgery, As Political Strategist Ted Trimpa Learned

"It's a really devastating disease, and I think we should treat it as such, and not talk about it as a state of mind, it is not. It is something that needs to be treated like a medical condition."

Palliative care expands in northern Colorado

UCHealth to add outpatient palliative care to its cancer center

Families In Need Of Lifesaving EpiPens Shocked At Price Increase

A vital lifesaving tool is now gouging some families. The price of an EpiPen has risen roughly 480 percent since 2009.

UCHealth ponders the state of the patient nation

With the latest move by CMS toward value-based care looming, UCHealth and its partners continue to build their population health infrastructure

Twice saved by trials

Clinical cancer trials saved Elisa’s life, allowing her to become a mother, and then later, enabling her to raise her son

UCH on the short list for rare cardiology distinction

Colorado’s Adult & Teen Congenital Heart Disease program, a collaboration between UCH and Children’s Colorado, is one of five pilot sites in the U.S. to seek first-ever accreditation by the Adult Congenital Heart Association

Cancer Center helps patients, loved ones find life after death

Providers facilitate autopsies, drive science forward

Aurora researchers doing their part in the fight against Zika

Today, Beckham’s team of four researchers are working with another team to try to figure out the virus on a genetic level. The goal, he said, is to find Zika’s weaknesses and hopefully create a vaccine.

Why do I wake up in the middle of the night?

There are a number of sleep stealers that could be robbing you of a good night's sleep, and the culprit can often be identified by when your sleep troubles start.

Early screening saves woman with lung cancer

An Aurora woman who lost her brother to lung cancer was saved from the same disease thanks to an early screening.

'Expertise at CU Anschutz – it's second to none'

CU Cancer Center team removes 15-pound tumor from Denver City Council President Albus Brooks

Poverty immersion returns for local med students

“This is designed to give participants an idea as to what the demographic health indicators are in Colorado Springs, and to also give an experience as to what the resource limits are in this community,” said Erik Wallace