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The Latest Research, Community and Medical News Updates


Study Points to More Individualized Treatment for Diabetes

Recent study points to more individualized treatment approaches for youth with onset type 2 diabetes.

New Bioscience 2 Building

Building boasts bio-bank, genetic-testing lab, cutting-edge research equipment and easy access to clinicians and faculty at CU Anschutz.

Sussel Named BDC Research Director

Lori Sussel, PhD, has been named Director of the Basic and Translational Research Division at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.

Doctors Reject Unvaccinated Kids

One in five pediatricians dismiss families who refuse to vaccinate their children, according to findings published today in the journal Pediatrics and based on research by faculty from CU SOM.

Bioengineering: Rankings Go Up, Program Takes Advantage of Anschutz Medical Campus Affiliation

Robin Shandas, PhD, said CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus provide students with unprecedented resources to advance human health by combining bioengineering instruction with health-oriented research and clinical opportunities.

Buckley, Pharo, Rosenberg, Sokol Recipients of Career Teaching Scholars Award

The Department of Pediatrics announced the recipients of the Career Teaching Scholars Award for 2015. Congratulations to Jerry Buckley, MD; Susan Pharo, MD; Adam Rosenberg, MD; Ron Sokol, MD.

Travers named Kerr Family Endowed Chair

Sharon Travers, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was named the inaugural Ed and Jeannette Kerr Family Endowed Chair in Endocrinology.

CU Researchers Offer Safer, Lower-Cost Procedure For Children With Digestive Tract Problems

Physicians at the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus have published research that suggests a safe and lower-cost way to diagnose and treat problems in the upper gastrointestinal tract of children.

Strain Promoted to Distinguished Clinical Professor

James E. Strain, MD, has been promoted to Distinguished Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. This is the highest level of a clinical faculty rank, which is awarded to an outstanding clinician, advocate, and teacher.

Children's Hospital Colorado Ranks No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report 2015-16 Honor Roll

Children's Hospital Colorado was ranked No. 5 in the 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report.

Lia Gore Named Section Head For Hematology Oncology

Lia Gore, MD, has been named the new section head for Hematology Oncology and director for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Department of Pediatrics Ranks No. 5 for 'Best Pediatrics Programs'

The Department of Pediatrics was ranked fifth in the nation for "Best Pediatrics Programs" by U.S. News & World Report.

New Center Focused on Lifecourse Epidemiology of Obesity and Diabetes

Collaborators on the Anschutz Medical Campus have created the Lifecourse Epidemiology of Adiposity and Diabetes (LEAD) center, where scientists will help understand the causes and identify population approaches to preventing obesity and diabetes.

Bross Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

Donald C. Bross, JD, PhD, professor of pediatrics in the Kempe Center for Child Abuse and Neglect, has been selected as the 2015 faculty winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award at the University of Colorado. This is one of the university’s highest awards.

Conference Hall Renamed to Honor Dean Krugman

Formerly called the Trivisible Room, the space on the second floor of Research Complex 2 has been renamed in honor of Richard D. Krugman, the School of Medicine’s longest-serving dean and the university’s vice chancellor for health affairs.