Today is the big day - Boettcher Foundation is launching its Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards and the first class of six "Boettcher Investigators." Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation, interviewed on 9News this morning with Gregg Moss about the new, innovative biomedical research program for the nation and Colorado.
Today's historic launch will be at the Governor's Residence (formerly the Boettcher family home)in Denver.
There are six Boettcher Investigators in the inaugural 2010 class -- three from CU and one each from National Jewish Health, CSU and the Colorado School of Mines. Areas of focus include: chronic beryllium lung disease, translational bioinformatics, Parkinson's disease, Ewing Sarcoma, formation of blood clots and releasing materials for cardiovascular medical devices. Each investigator and their work will be highlighted at launch activities today.
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