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The Latest Research, Community and Medical News Updates


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.

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.

University of Colorado Cancer Center developing immunotherapies for cancer patients

CU’s Virginia Borges, director of the Breast Cancer Research Program, explains how immunotherapy works.

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

CU’s Robert Eckel said the results, if confirmed in future studies, could influence guidelines for using cholesterol-lowering drugs.

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.

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

The Virus Next Time, Denver Post

Ebola has seized the world’s attention. Justifiably so, as the virus continues to spread in West Africa, to devastating effect.

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals announces grant funding to physician-scientists

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals announces grant funding to physician-scientists at major academic medical centers nationwide to support new drug development

Communicating Care At The End of Life

This book carefully details the way language shapes decisions around end-of-life care.

State of the Department 2014

State of the Department presentation by Dr. David A. Schwartz

Kudos to Dr. Charles Dinarello!

There will be a traditional academic assembly and Dr. Dinarello will deliver a historical over view of cytokine biology, as he is being honored again for his pioneering contributions to the field.

Dr. Stuart Linas will receive the Robert Narins Award

Dr. Stuart Linas will receive the Robert Narins Award at the American Society of Nephrology meeting in Philadelphia this week, 11-15-2014. This is the highest award in the society for teaching and education.

DOM Colorado Medical Student DREAM Program

Research and Equity in Academic Medicine

Poeschla Named Head, Division of Infectious Diseases

Eric Poeschla, M.D., Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, has been named Head, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, effective August 2014.

3 Colorado hospitals earn top 20 rankings in specialty categories

DENVER - Three Colorado hospitals have been ranked among the top 20 in the nation in certain specialties in U.S. News & World Report's annual best hospitals list.

From the Chair - July 2014

This spring, the Department of Medicine and several of our partners on the Anschutz Medical Campus established a new Center for Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine and a similarly named division within our Department.

Faculty Spotlight: Jeannette Guerrasio

When Dr. Guerrasio, arrived at University of Colorado 8 years ago, she discovered that residents who were struggling with the curriculum had nowhere to turn for help.

Save the Date!

Upcoming Department of Medicine Events.

Innovation at the VA

Faculty researchers from many different specialties participate in the development of high quality/high value care for veterans across the country.