Saving and improving lives by solving the world’s health problems.

  • The first use of human cell cloning to study genetics and cancer.
  • The development of the first vaccine for shingles.
  • The first liver transplant ever performed in the world.

Home to these groundbreaking medical discoveries and many more, CU Anschutz is driven by the multidisciplinary approach of our researchers and clinicians across the spectrum of science and medicine, from innovative cancer clinical trials to examining the benefits of equine therapy for children with autism.

 

As one of only a handful of integrated health science campuses in the country, our researchers, clinicians, faculty and students can explore the most critical questions in healthcare with the facilities to support the entire spectrum of research, from the lab to patient application in a single unique environment.

 

With two top nationally ranked partner hospitals on the campus, alongside several speciality clinics and centers, and supported by hundreds of millions of dollars in research grants, there is support and momentum for new ideas from inception to implementation.

 

For researchers, this means connections to abundant research opportunities and a network of collaborative relationships with specialists and leaders in their fields.

 

For patients, it means faster, easier access to the newest, most innovative treatments.

 

Learn more about the research conducted at CU Anschutz and see why experts from around the world come to our campus to pursue their health innovation goals.

RECENT DISCOVERIES BY OUR RESEARCHERS & CLINICIANS 

Learn about some of the most impactful breakthroughs happening here on campus.
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The relationship between women's brain health and dementia

We spoke with C. Neill Epperson, MD, Chair of the CU Department of Psychiatry, to discuss the relationship between women’s brain health and dementia, in an effort to better understand why Alzheimer’s affects women more.

contaminated water

Are toxic “forever chemicals” in drinking water in Colorado?

Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health received a grant from the CDC and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to address the human health effects of contaminated drinking water.

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Research Supports Expanding Insurance Coverage of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing

Evidence shows uptake of noninvasive prenatal testing associated with fewer invasive procedures.

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Probing the issue of gender equity in research

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, distills the underrepresentation of women in clinical data down to a simple equation: “If you put male data in, you will get male data out.”

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