CU Anschutz 360

CU Anschutz 360

What makes an athlete a super athlete? How are how are human eating habits affected by our evolution? What’s the science behind long COVID?CU Anschutz 360 is a podcast that explores these questions and more, with experts devoted to finding the answers. We feature research and stories about ground-breaking science, explained by University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus faculty.

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May 2, 2022 39 min
Moksha Patel is a successful senior instructor at CU School of Medicine. He has been dealing with severe OCD his whole life. When he came to CU Anschutz as a fellow in hospital medicine, his advisors intervened. After a year of clearing insurance and procedural hurdles, Patel underwent deep brain stimulation - an invasive surgery that delivers currents to the brain through generators in the chest. He and Rachel Davis, MD, talk abou...
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In this episode of CU Anschutz 360, Johnson expounds on why humans tend to overeat and gain weight, and why it’s rooted in nature. What do we have in common with hibernating bears, sperm whales and emperor penguins? What triggers fat storage for animals and how can we learn from them to understand the human metabolic condition?
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This episode of CU Anschutz 360 explores Alzheimer's research, featuring the inspiring teamwork of Diego Restrepo, PhD, and Maria Nagel, MD. Their random meeting in 2018 led to focused study and insights into the triggers, or accelerants, of Alzheimer’s as well as potential therapies for this devastating disease. Thomas Flaig, MD, vice chancellor of research, also joins the discussion.
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Media relations senior director David Kelly speaks with Iñigo San Millán, a researcher at the CU School of Medicine and trainer of super athletes, including the most recent two-time Tour de France winner. Doctor San Millan uses his work with athletes, including a stint as a cyclist and soccer player himself, to learn more about how our metabolism affects cancer, diabetes and other diseases. He implores exercise is the most powerful...
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In this episode of CU Anschutz 360, Emily Hemendinger, LCSW, explores the positive and negative consequences of social media use on our mental health. She asserts that the COVID-19 pandemic, when social media use skyrocketed, caused a mental health crisis.
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It’s Real: Doctor, Patient Face Mysterious Long COVID
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When the pandemic struck last spring, rural health experts at CU and the Colorado Hospital Association fanned out to ask rural healthcare leaders what was working and what wasn’t amid the public health crisis. The result is a 134-page playbook that is getting rave reviews from healthcare leaders and policymakers nationwide.
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CU Cancer Center’s Cathy Bradley works to put treatment within everyone’s reach.
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Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health Dr. Jonathan Samet and chair of the department of health systems, management and policy at the Colorado School of Public Health Dr. Glen Mays talk about modeling, lockdowns and what this pandemic means for the future of public health.
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December 8, 2020 28 min
Professor of psychiatry Dr. Stephen Berkowitz talks about the mental health crisis stemming from the immediate disruptive nature of the pandemic. We discuss whether any of us will ever be the same, and how wholesale change could be a good thing in the long run.
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November 24, 2020 29 min
Sean O’Leary, MD, discusses role of children in the pandemic, and why the disease rarely causes them serious health problems. O’Leary also talks about his own battle with the coronavirus which continues despite the fact that he’s over the illness.
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In this episode of Covid Reflections, Dr. Matthew Wynia talks about how the pandemic took bioethics out of the realm of the theoretical directly into real life - and the far-reaching implications of how the country failed to come together in this crisis.
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November 10, 2020 34 min
The first episode in our series Covid Reflections, CU Anschutz infectious disease expert Michelle Barron, MD, reflects on how the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded, and how her thinking has evolved.
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What are some of the common misconceptions about lung cancer patients? How is the CU Cancer Center pioneering some of the most advanced and personalized treatments for the disease? Listen to the CU Anschutz 360 podcast, just in time for November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month, to find out.
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The new CU Anschutz Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement has a lot on its plate. Associate Vice Chancellor Dr. Regina Richards and her team want to be drivers for systemic, strategic and sustainable changes campuswide. “We’re stronger together than we ever will be apart,” she said. “Our work is about unifying these key areas and really using diversity, equity, inclusion and community engagement to focus o...
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Top CU Anschutz experts offer insights on COVID news.
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The Colorado Melanoma Foundation, led by CU School of Medicine dermatology Professor Neil Box, usually hits the road this time of year with its pioneering Sun Bus. However, due to the pandemic putting the brakes on the bus spring, the CMF and Dr. Box are rolling out yet more creative ways to deliver sun safety messages across Colorado, where the rate of skin cancer diagnosis exceeds the national average.
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We talk with Robin Gabriels, a researcher in our Department of Psychiatry, on ways to cope with the challenges of pandemic life when caring for children with autism.
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Thanks to a somewhat unexpected research journey, Tamara Terzian, PhD, and her team recently uncovered a new molecular pathway to a previously untreatable and common lymphatic disease, lymphedema. Terzian also shares thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on her native France.
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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are working from home than ever. What are the best practices for working remotely? In this episode of CU Anschutz 360, we consult with Dr. Lee Newman, a professor of environmental and occupational health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. He offers a host of recommendations that will help keep you productive, and hopefully your morale high, during this stressful time.
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