As one of the few health destinations with renowned research, clinical studies and education programs and two top-ranked hospitals located on a single campus, CU Anschutz challenges conventional thinking from every direction.
Our singular environment and highly collaborative approach to furthering innovative healthcare and medical solutions brings life-changing discoveries and treatments to fruition in an ecosystem that reaches patients faster, and empowers faculty, staff, students and providers to make an impact now and over the long term.
The University of Colorado Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state of Colorado. Marshalling the considerable prowess of nearly 300 scientists and physicians with acclaimed expertise in breast, gastrointestinal, head and neck, leukemia, lung, melanoma and prostate cancers, our center brings together most of the state’s NCI-funded researchers at three academic institutions and three healthcare delivery organizations. CU Cancer Center is paving the way for more effective, less toxic therapies for patients in Colorado, the Rocky Mountain Region and beyond.
We’re part of a robust innovation ecosystem in Colorado – ranging from start up companies, to Fortune 500 technology and healthcare firms, to venture capital. We incentivize collaboration and ingenuity, bringing together industry, entrepreneurs, and investors with our researchers and clinicians to further new ideas for improving health around the planet and drive innovations in medical and healthcare technology. Since 2002, we’ve helped to advance the pursuit of 2,000 patent applications and the formation of 60 companies.
Personalized Medicine is an emerging field that uses an individual’s genetic profile to aid in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases. The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine’s mission is to integrate personalized medicine and bioinformatics – the analysis and management of vast quantities of biological, molecular and genetic data through computer technology – to develop personally tailored treatments and cures for different illnesses and diseases. This is done by combining cutting edge biomedical technology with large-scale computing and the latest in genetic sequencing technology.
“Mental health” is not simply the absence of mental illness; it encompasses the state of a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. At CU Anschutz Medical Campus, we provide an array of innovative approaches to diagnose, treat and support individuals experiencing mental health challenges.