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​Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care

Eric Schmidt, MD

As the son of a father with a serious chronic illness, Eric Schmidt came to understand the power of a good bedside manner at an early age.

Todd Bull, MD

It was in the Intensive Care Unit there that he developed a keen interest in the delicate relationship between heart and lungs.

Mark Geraci, MD

“Our overarching goal is to continue to make Colorado the place where the next generation is being trained”

DOM Newsroom

Family donates $1.5M for young breast cancer research

With an infusion of $1.5 million, CU’s Virginia Borges will lead the research to help find new treatments for young women and young mothers who have breast cancer.

First human study of new HIV treatment shows promise

CU’s Thomas Campbell, an HIV researcher: “This is the first human study of this antibody. It gives a strong signal that the people who are developing this approach should continue on with this type of investigation.”

More than 15 months in, pot-infused edibles still confound

CU’s Jason Persoff: "Edibles go through digestion, and it takes a while for that to happen. That can lead to a sustained high, and it also can have sustained side effects.”

The app that makes you SLIM

CU's Holly Wyatt:"The app offers individuals a clear-cut end goal for weight loss and provides users with an important tool to activate and achieve a successful programme."

Scientists debate impact of removing dietary guidelines for dietary cholesterol

CU's Robert H. Eckel:"I think the public's completely confused. The right studies need to be done where the entire diet is prescribed and the only modification is in cholesterol content."

If You're Going to Die Soon, Do You Really Need Statins?

"What does it mean to a patient when you says it's OK to stop taking a medication?" asks CUs Jean Kutner, a professor in medicine.

New Targeted Treatments Extend the Lives of Patients with Deadly Cancers

CU’s Ross Camidge says the revolution in the last decade has been in diagnosing and treating cancer at the molecular level.

New market for liver disease spawns race for better testing

CU’s Greg Everson: “We found that the test had tremendous sensitivity over the full range of liver disease, not just at late stage.”

How Apple's new health app could be used or abused

"There are some things you can't figure out by someone tapping into an iPhone"

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood

"Health care professionals, dietitians, school systems, churches and the government, to some extent, can all get involved, but it starts at home"

From tour fan to stage, musicians work hard to stay fit on the road

CU’s Judy Regensteiner: “It’s doing nothing that’s destructive to your health. If people really want to find a way they can.”

Conversations About Women's Health

Join us for lunchtime learning as our expert physicians and researchers explain how plaque forms in our vessels, how the formation of plaque is different in men and women.

Pregnant Woman Fighting Breast Cancer Gets Good News, Twice

CU’s Virginia Borges, an expert on breast cancer care for young women, provided treatment to Heather Choate while Heather was pregnant.

Losing steam on your resolution? Add mental muscle to your workout

CU’s Holly Wyatt, medical director at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, says mindset is the “missing piece” in weight loss.

CU Cardiologist: Heart Valve Registry a National Model for Improving Care

A recently created national registry for noninvasive heart valve treatments serves as a model for improving patient care, according to a research report presented Thursday, Feb. 5, in Washington, D.C., by John Carroll, MD