While we like to think of ourselves as autonomous masters of our own destiny, our results make us wonder if forces beyond our control drive much of what we see in medical care in the last months of life.
“It is an innovative idea to support the personal needs of a scientist, and I hope the idea spreads to other granting agencies.”
“Medical school is very cut-and-dried,” says Nycz. “It’s very structured compared to this research work, where we’re using new tools, we’re improving them as we go, and no one knows how it’s going to turn out.”
Brooks, who played linebacker and safety for the CU Buffaloes from 1997 to 2000, was being his usual active self last spring when he felt a nagging pain in his lower back.
Study addresses long-standing question for those with moderately low blood oxygen levels
Living in well-to-do Washington Park or in the Valverde neighborhood on Denver’s west side can mean a difference in average life expectancy of 11 years.
Battling cancer can be brutal for your heart. Some of the powerful cancer-fighting drugs can cause long-term cardiac problems.
This year, Colorado was once again named the leanest state in the nation.
Drugs typically go through several rounds of increasingly larger clinical trials to ensure they are first safe and then effective.
Ross Camidge, MD PhD, CU Cancer Center investigator and the Joyce Zeff Chair in Lung Cancer Research, received the award in San Francisco at the 11th annual “Simply the Best” Dinner and Gala in November 2016.
You worked hard to get it off—don't let it sneak back
A potentially life-saving discovery in older patients at high risk for these illnesses
A strong association between a genetic mutation and a rare kind of heart muscle disease has been discovered by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Instead of popping a pill every day, people might soon control "bad" LDL cholesterol by getting an injection at their doctor's office two or three times a year.
Study lays groundwork for better understanding of a potentially deadly illness
Big data and machine learning used to predict, respond to outbreaks
Lung cancer causes 1.6 million annual deaths, more than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined.
“The quid pro quo is always a possibility, even if I don’t know it or perceive it,” said Matt Wynia, director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at CU. “It’s just human nature.”
Cardio-oncologist Lavanya Kondapalli, MD, specializes in cardiac problems caused by some oncology drugs
“We met with different patients who might have pulmonary hypertension and physicians who treat them. The interviews gave us human perspective and provided that value to what we are doing,” Villegas said.