Friday, July 02, 2010

"CU researchers picked for biomedical grant team"

"AURORA Two researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have been named to a statewide biomedical research team that will draw on a three-year, $700,000 grant.

Gidon Felsen and Paul Jedlicka, both professors at the School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, were named as “Boettcher Investigators” June 30 as part of the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program. The joint effort between the Denver-based Boettcher Foundation, the Webb-Waring Foundation for Biomedical Research and the University of Colorado seeks to advance clinical research on cancer, Parkinson’s and other ailments. The program also seeks to reduce the amount of time that therapies to patients.

Felsen and Jedlicka will join Robin Dowell, a professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, as CU faculty joining the team. The official investigators were among 65 applicants from CU’s four campuses who applied for the post."

Link to the Aurora Sentinel

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