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31 Mar 22:25

Medical marijuana legalization may lead to lower homicide rates, study finds - Westword (blog)


Westword (blog)

Medical marijuana legalization may lead to lower homicide rates, study finds
Westword (blog)
In February, for instance, our William Breathes detailed University of Colorado Denver research showing that "a medical marijuana dispensary in the Denver area doesn't have any more impact on its neighborhood than does a coffee shop or a drugstore.".

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31 Mar 16:57

Collaboration between business, medicine may save glaucoma patients from ... - Aurora Sentinel


Collaboration between business, medicine may save glaucoma patients from ...
Aurora Sentinel
AURORA | At an eye clinic in the Philippines, as many as 80 patients could get some relief from their glaucoma because of a groundbreaking device. The device uses sonic waves to stimulate the drainage of fluid from the eye, relieving the pressure that ...

23 Mar 06:02

Continuum's plan for old CU Hospital site draws favorable reviews - Denver Post


Continuum's plan for old CU Hospital site draws favorable reviews
Denver Post
The Walmart didn't go over well with neighbors," said Jeremy Németh, chair of the planning and design department at the University of Colorado Denver. "Continuum is taking on difficult projects at difficult sites," he said. "The way they think is not ...

25 Mar 20:20

Clean tech closing in on energy storage - Boulder County Business Report


Clean tech closing in on energy storage
Boulder County Business Report
Swift Tram is trying to develop suspended automated people movers, with hopes of breaking ground on its first system on the University of Colorado's Anschutz medical campus by the end of this year. The only problem, Lawrence said, is that most venture ...

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25 Mar 15:48

Wayne State University to Inaugurate M. Roy Wilson as its 12th president - DigitalJournal.com


Wayne State University to Inaugurate M. Roy Wilson as its 12th president
DigitalJournal.com
... president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and, concurrently, chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver and chair of the Board of Directors of University of Colorado Hospital. Immediately prior to joining the NIH, Wilson ...

26 Mar 13:34

The war on cancer continues - La Voz Nueva


La Voz Nueva

The war on cancer continues
La Voz Nueva
“We know that cancer cells have mutations,” says Dr. Andrew Thorburn, Deputy Director of the Cancer Center at the University of Colorado Hospital. When a cell mutates, it no longer responds to signals that control its growth or death. These cells ...

18 Mar 00:05

Grape Seed Extract May Halt Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells - Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

Grape Seed Extract May Halt Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells
Atlanta Black Star
Cancer researchers are working to find chemotherapies that destroy cancer cells but are harmless to normal cells. It turns out, a natural substance already exists that does just that. University of Colorado Cancer Center scientists have just published ...

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21 Mar 08:57

Jennifer Leitsch: DBJ 40 under 40 winner 2014

by Paula Moore
Age: 36 Title: Corporate responsibility manager Company: Prologis Inc. (NYSE: PLD) Industry: Commercial real estate Website: prologis.com Email: jleitsch@prologis.com Twitter: @jenniferletisch Key civic affiliations: Denver Office of Sustainability Advisory Council, CU Denver Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Inc., Junior League of Denver Prologis Inc. of San Francisco not only is one of the world’s largest owners and developers of industrial…
24 Mar 16:28

Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS - Colorado Springs Business Journal


Colorado Springs Business Journal

Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS
Colorado Springs Business Journal
I mentored numerous faculty and students on the CU Denver campus, both in formal and informal ways. Helping others develop a vision for their own careers and learning about what each of them is facing in putting together the real-life pieces of ...

24 Mar 05:37

Concern growing over Russian troops near Ukraine border - 9NEWS.com


Concern growing over Russian troops near Ukraine border
9NEWS.com
"There are some worries about what Russia is going to do in the near future," said Christoph Stefes, Associate Professor of Political Science at CU Denver. "There are fears it might actually invade eastern parts of Moldova it might actually try to take ...

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23 Mar 12:45

DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism - News-Medical.net


DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism
News-Medical.net
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal also is linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The gene ...

23 Mar 06:23

"Dreaming Sin Fronteras": Professor, students shine spotlight on immigration - Denver Post


"Dreaming Sin Fronteras": Professor, students shine spotlight on immigration
Denver Post
Mercado, a professor and theater director at the University of Colorado Denver, wrote and directed "Dreaming Sin Fronteras" ("Dreaming Without Borders") to draw attention to the struggles of undocumented American youths. The actors he asked to ...

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20 Mar 19:58

Colorado budget committee clashes with Capital Development Committee - Denver Post


Colorado budget committee clashes with Capital Development Committee
Denver Post
However, the list favored by the JBC rejected most of them, approving just a library project on the Auraria campus in Denver and a performing arts project at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Those projects were Nos. 19 and 24, respectively, on ...
Fort Lewis snubbed again at CapitolThe Durango Herald

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21 Mar 12:15

Friday marks World Down Syndrome Day - 9NEWS.com


Friday marks World Down Syndrome Day
9NEWS.com
It is devoted to funding break-through research at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. For more on 3-21 Day and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation: http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/.

21 Mar 13:10

The gene family linked to brain evolution is implicated in severity of autism ... - Science Codex


The gene family linked to brain evolution is implicated in severity of autism ...
Science Codex
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal also is linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The gene ...

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21 Mar 13:21

Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Awards $1.26 Million in Grand ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)


Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Awards $1.26 Million in Grand ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
Thirty-three researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus applied for the 2014 Crnic Grand Challenge Grants. The proposals were reviewed by an elite group of ...

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20 Mar 04:40

CU police officer involved in shooting outside CU Hospital in Aurora - kwgn.com


CU police officer involved in shooting outside CU Hospital in Aurora
kwgn.com
AURORA, Colo. — A shooting involving a University of Colorado police officer Wednesday night on the C.U. Hospital campus in Aurora has left a suspect injured. Aurora Police say it happened at E. 16th Avenue and Quentin Street. That's just outside the ...

19 Mar 15:51

The untold story of a Colorado hero - 9NEWS.com


The untold story of a Colorado hero
9NEWS.com
University of Colorado-Denver history professor Dr. Tom Noel teaches on the Auraria campus, which was built over Baldonado's old neighborhood in the 1970s. "Urban renewal in those days, part of the scheme was to displace the poor and move them out," ...

14 Mar 02:05

CU Hospital uses acupuncture as part of cancer treatment - kwgn.com


CU Hospital uses acupuncture as part of cancer treatment
kwgn.com
CU Hospital uses acupuncture as part of cancer treatment. Posted 8:02 pm, March 13, 2014, by Web Staff · Facebook · Twitter · Google · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Email. Acupuncture used to treat cancer. DENVER — Things are changing in the medical world.

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19 Mar 16:36

Parents Matter More Than They Think in How Their Children Eat - HealthNewsDigest.com


Parents Matter More Than They Think in How Their Children Eat
HealthNewsDigest.com
Degrees offered by the CU Denver School of Medicine include doctor of medicine, doctor of physical therapy, and masters of physician assistant studies. The School is located on the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses ...

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17 Mar 13:37

Neighbor to neighbor: Campus staff welcome residents to explore Anschutz - Aurora Sentinel


Neighbor to neighbor: Campus staff welcome residents to explore Anschutz
Aurora Sentinel
Hospital. “CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and the two hospitals, Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Hospital, do a lot of services in the community,” McGranaghan said. “The new Community-Campus Partnership will be a mechanism for ...

17 Mar 01:18

CU doctors prescribe exercise for cancer patients - The Denver Channel


CU doctors prescribe exercise for cancer patients
The Denver Channel
Doctors at the University of Colorado Cancer Center aren't just recommending their patients get exercise, they are prescribing it. "I found a little spot on my shoulder," said Shirley Allen, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer nearly two ...

15 Mar 00:56

Denver's arts coverage: from critics in print to entertainers on TV - Denver Post


Denver's arts coverage: from critics in print to entertainers on TV
Denver Post
The pluses of the grant come with an initial loss: longtime film critic Howie Movshovitz, who teaches film at the University of Colorado Denver, declined to go along with the Colorado-centric mission of the new CPR arts bureau and was bumped. He was ...

16 Mar 06:07

Free-standing ERs draw patients, critics and legislation - Denver Post


Free-standing ERs draw patients, critics and legislation
Denver Post
The HealthOne hospital system runs four free-standing ERs in the Denver metro area. Banner Health and University of Colorado Health have built free-standing ERs on each other's turf in Greeley. Swedish Medical Center has a stand-alone in Littleton.

14 Mar 17:05

Crafting Yourself: CU Denver students create a creative program for kids - Westword (blog)


Westword (blog)

Crafting Yourself: CU Denver students create a creative program for kids
Westword (blog)
The students behind Crafting Yourself aren't all that much older than the six-graders their after-school program is designed to help. As part of the University Honors and Leadership program at the University of Colorado Denver, five senior scholars ...

15 Mar 19:51

Need to 'spring clean' your Facebook? We don't need an announcement - allvoices


Need to 'spring clean' your Facebook? We don't need an announcement
allvoices
It's true that the University of Colorado Denver Business School reported that about 40 percent of people would avoid someone who unfriended them in real life. If you feel a need to explain to someone individually that your reason is nothing personal ...

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12 Mar 15:38

Rite of Spring, aka Spring Break - La Voz Nueva


La Voz Nueva

Rite of Spring, aka Spring Break
La Voz Nueva
“I guess I can understand the hype surrounding it to a point,” said Ashleigh Mills, 28 of the University of Colorado-Denver. “I know if I still lived in Vermont, I'd probably want to take a trip somewhere warm and sunny in March, too. But I don't ...

13 Mar 11:19

DJ Chonz's new scholarship offers a full ride for CU Denver's summer music ... - Westword (blog)


Westword (blog)

DJ Chonz's new scholarship offers a full ride for CU Denver's summer music ...
Westword (blog)
DJ Chonz (born Mario Rodriguez) is a graduate of the Music Industry program at he University of Colorado at Denver. He recently returned to UCD to pursue a Master's Degree in Communication. A full time on-air personality on Denver's KS 107.5 FM and ...

12 Mar 06:25

Researchers examine mothers' condition during maintenance period after child's ... - News-Medical.net


Researchers examine mothers' condition during maintenance period after child's ...
News-Medical.net
"It's a whole new cancer world" and "I don't remember what it's like to have sleep" were the most common themes of mothers interviewed by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers during the maintenance period after a child's treatment for acute ...

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12 Mar 15:57

Anschutz Campus beacons for nearby patients, workers and curious - Aurora Sentinel


Anschutz Campus beacons for nearby patients, workers and curious
Aurora Sentinel
“This is a real partnership. Years ago, residents in the neighborhood had the feeling we couldn't go on campus, that we were not welcome. That's not the case any longer” — Councilwoman Sally Mournier. By RACHEL SAPIN Staff Writer 03/12/14 8:08 am ...