Thursday, November 14, 2013

BCBR: 'Firms, colleges make area a mecca for cancer research'

Quoting from the November 8th article by Beth Potter:

"The Boulder Valley has a reputation as a hub for cancer-treatment drug research — especially targeting lung cancer — according to company representatives and an industry trade group.

Seven companies based in Boulder, Longmont and Louisville focus on cancer-related research, according to a Colorado BioScience Association database. The Denver-based industry trade group identified Boulder BioTechnology Inc., Clovis Oncology Inc., Siva Therapeutics Inc., SuviCa Inc. and Array BioPharma Inc., all in Boulder, as cancer research companies. GlobeImmune Inc. in Louisville and OnKure Inc. in Longmont also made the list...

...Laboratories related to the University of Colorado’s four campuses and veterinary studies at Colorado State University have led to a broad culture of innovation in cancer research, said April Giles, executive director of the Colorado BioScience Association. Several companies in Boulder and Broomfield counties are members of the group."

Link to the full article

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