Video feature: CU Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Three interdisciplinary research groups will receive funding through the DOM Team Science Program.
“Most people are contagious 48 hours before the onset of symptoms,” said Michelle Barron with the University of Colorado Hospital.
Michelle Barron, the Medical Director for Infection Control at University of Colorado Hospital, said flu cases so far have been sporadic, but could skyrocket any time. “Typically by December or January we've already seen a huge number,” Barron said.
Bariatric surgery, triggered by tragedy, has changed their lives
Stops infections for more than 90 percent of UCH patients with C. diff who have relapsed after multiple antibiotic treatments.
Nursing home residents saw 40 percent fewer lung infections
“People are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke in the month after the death of a loved one,” explained Amrut Ambardekar, a cardiologist at University of Colorado Hospital.
"We will be one of the first sites in the United States to be placing these devices," said Dr. Shelby Sullivan, a Gastroenterologist at University of Colorado Hospital and Director of the Center for Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy.
People who sit for more than eight or nine hours daily, which for many of us describes a typical workday, also are at heightened risk for diabetes, depression and obesity compared with people who move more often.
That might be helpful if you think your metabolism is slow and you need more information to set a daily calorie goal, says Holly Wyatt, medical director of The Wellness Clinic at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in Aurora.
CU researchers explore how improving fitness and body composition can impact life for cancer survivors.
“Last year I felt like I was on death row,” says Jerry. “Now I am able to get up and run around with my great-grandkids. People don’t believe me when I tell them I have cancer because I have put my weight back on. It is incredible.”
“Don’t poo-poo the microbiome,” says Andrea Dwyer, co-director of CU Cancer Center’s Colorado Colorectal Screening Program. Her words encapsulate the dichotomy of microbiome research.
“As far back as I can remember I was always interested in liberal arts and in sciences,” says Kamdar. “I was drawn towards the field of medicine, research and its impact on human lives.