Colorado State University reports it continues to expand its medical research enterprise by hiring Dr. Heather Pidcoke as the first chief medical research officer and Translational Medicine Institute (TMI) associate director of research. Translational medicine ensures that clinical solutions are broadly tested and shared between animal and human researchers.
CSU is is significantly investing in its medical research enterprise for growth—evidenced across the campus with recent capital inflows into regenerative medicine, infectious disease, cancer and healthy aging. Campus asses in translational medicine are significant including the Translational Medicine Institute, Infectious Disease Research Center, the Orthopaedic Research Center, the Flint Animal Cancer Center and BioMARC, a biomanufacturing facility.
Pidcoke will oversee translational medical activities, including those in the new TMI building, a 130,000 square-foot facility at CSU with capabilities to engage in experimental surgical procedures and hands on experimental learning.
Dr. Heather PidcokeSource: Colostate