2005 News

Denver Nuggets Visit Kunsberg School

December 6, 2005

The Denver Nuggets basketball team, coaches, cheerleaders, and mascot all spread holiday cheer during a visit to Kunsberg School at National Jewish.
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Philippa Marrack Wins Rockefeller University Prize

November 2, 2005

National Jewish researcher Philippa Marrack, Ph.D., will receive on November 10 the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, a major international prize awarded by The Rockefeller University to an outstanding woman scientist.
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Study Offers Clues to Origins of Autoimmune Disease

October 3, 2005

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center have discovered a mechanism in the body that could lead to autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or diabetes.
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Bleach Found to Neutralize Mold Allergens

September 25, 2005

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center have demonstrated that dilute bleach not only kills common household mold, but may also neutralize the mold allergens that cause most mold-related health complaints.
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Michael Salem, M.D., Named Incoming CEO and President at National Jewish Medical and Research Center

August 26, 2005

Michael Salem, M.D., an academic researcher, surgeon, and healthcare entrepreneur, has been named the incoming President and CEO of National Jewish Medical and Research Center. Dr. Salem will succeed Lynn Taussig, M.D., who is retiring after more than 12 years in the position.
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Research Results: Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories

August 11, 2005

Several reports from National Jewish Medical and Research Center concerning chemical exposures from clandestine methamphetamine laboratories.
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National Jewish Named Best Respiratory Hospital in the Nation for Eighth Consecutive Year

July 18, 2005

For the eighth consecutive year, National Jewish Medical and Research Center has been named the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
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National Jewish Joins Research Consortium Focusing on Peanut Allergy

June 24, 2005

National Jewish and five other research institutions across the nation have joined to form the Food Allergy Research Consortium, which will strive to develop therapies to treat and prevent food allergy.
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Immune-System Cells May Promote Chronic Infections in Cystic Fibrosis

June 3, 2005

Cells sent to fight infections in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients actually enhance the development of permanent bacterial infections, a major cause of sickness and death for patients.
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Toxic Brew of Chemicals Cooked Up in Meth Labs

May 30, 2005

People brewing methamphetamine in thousands of clandestine laboratories across the nation produce a toxic cloud of chemicals that spreads through the entire house or apartment, according to National Jewish researchers.
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Metal Beryllium Causing "Unrecognised Epidemic"

May 1, 2005

Rapidly growing use of the metal beryllium, combined with lax regulations and inadequate medical surveillance, are putting thousands of unsuspecting workers at risk for a debilitating and potentially fatal disease.
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2005 Asthma/Allergy Conference Highlights

March 18, 2005

Highlights of presentations by National Jewish faculty at the 2005 meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
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National Jewish Expert Supports Bill to Fund Methamphetamine Research

March 3, 2005

National Jewish researcher John Martyny, Ph.D., testified Thursday, March 3, 2005 before the U.S. House Committee on Science in favor of the Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of 2005.
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