Emergency Medicine Research

The Department of Emergency Medicine is nationally recognized for research excellence. Our faculty lead innovative clinical and translational research programs with a strong track record of high-impact publications and extramural funding. Robust research development programs for junior investigators include pilot grant mechanisms for trainees and faculty, a clinical research fellowship, and the junior faculty Emergency Medicine Scientist Training and Intensive Mentorship (EM-STIM) program.

In the News

  • Dr. Bebarta Awarded NIH Award to Investigate Chlorine Gas Counter-Measures

    Aug 19, 2021
    Dr. Bebarta was awarded a highly competitive NIH R21 research grant to study the use of thiosulfate for chlorine gas exposures, which can cause deadly respiratory symptoms in military or industrial exposures.
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  • Dr. Ginde and Colleagues from the CDC's IVY Network Drive COVID Policy

    Aug 18, 2021
    Recent work by Dr. Ginde and colleagues from the CDC's IVY Network demonstrates the sustained effectiveness of mRNA vaccines against severe outcomes from COVID-19, including hospitalization. The data, which includes some time in which the Delta variant was dominant, were featured in a White House press conference with Surgeon General Murthy, CDC Director Walensky, and White House Health Advisor Fauci.
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  • CU Emergency Medicine Leads Cutting-Edge COVID Research

    Aug 6, 2021
    Dr. Ginde's Early Critical Care Trials Group was a core contributor to research recently published in the Journal Clinical Infectious Diseases demonstrating the effectiveness of COVID vaccines in the early phases of the pandemic.
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  • Dr. Betz Featured in JAMA News

    Aug 4, 2021
    JAMA recently featured a review of US gun violence research – explaining that the 1996 Dickey Amendment dramatically chilled funding for research, even as gun deaths steadily increased. The same article highlighted Dr. Emmy Betz’s role thawing that chill. As a recognized leader in federally-supported gun violence research, Dr. Betz, her team and the Department of Emergency Medicine are developing solutions to reverse the increase in gun-related violence.
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  • Batista-Silverman Receives Injury Prevention Award

    Jun 1, 2021
    Ligia Batista-Silverman has received one of three injury and violence prevention awards from the Program for Injury Prevention Education and Research (PIPER).
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  • Monoclonal Antibody Work Receives Media Attention

    Apr 28, 2021
    With all the proposed COVID therapies being talked about, monoclonal antibody treatment has received little attention, compared to its strong effectiveness in preventing serious disease and hospitalization. Dr. Adit Ginde is leading a team to improve uptake of this important therapy. His work is starting to catch on in statewide media.
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