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 specialty 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.
Alzheimer's Patient

Alzheimer’s Patients’ Cognition Improves With Sargramostim, New Study Shows

Sargramostim (GM-CSF) is the first drug to show improvement in Alzheimer's patients in a phase II clinical trial

Firearms

One in Five Colorado High School Students Has Access to Firearms

New study looks at gun access among adolescents in Colorado

Sense of Smell

Researchers Delve Into Why COVID-19 Targets the Sense of Smell

In a Q&A, Diego Restrepo, PhD, explains his team’s research into this symptom and the implications it holds for other diseases, including Alzheimer’s

New Blood

Scientists Discover Ways of Making Old Blood New Again

Restoring blood component regeneration process could curb disease, lengthen health span

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