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Eye on innovators.

Each month, we feature an innovator who is making advances in health and care through the work they do here on the Fitzsimons Innovation Community campus.

THIS MONTH’S FEATURE

RheumaGen: Revolutionizing the Field of Autoimmunity

RheumaGen is a cell and gene therapy company developing therapies with the potential to cure rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other major autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), juvenile diabetes (T1D), ankylosing spondylitis, and celiac disease.
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RheumaGen: Revolutionizing the Field of Autoimmunity
May 13, 2024

RheumaGen: Revolutionizing the Field of Autoimmunity

RheumaGen is a cell and gene therapy company developing therapies with the potential to cure rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other major autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), juvenile diabetes (T1D), ankylosing spondylitis, and celiac disease.

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Vona Oncology: Providing New Hope for Patients with Aggressive Cancers
April 16, 2024

Vona Oncology: Providing New Hope for Patients with Aggressive Cancers

Vona Oncology: Providing New Hope for Patients with Aggressive Cancers What the Company Does Vona Oncology is an early clinical stage bio-pharmaceutical company developing targeted therapeutics to treat aggressive cancers such as triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), ovarian cancer, and melanoma. Vona Oncology has an innovative, novel small molecule that is very efficacious with little toxicity to improve standard of care. Current Landscape About 20 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer are triple negative, which means therapy options with targeted drugs are very limited. TNBC is often diagnosed in younger women, at very advanced stages with high likelihood of relapse...

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Community Success: Developing a Pipeline of Firsts
June 26, 2023

Community Success: Developing a Pipeline of Firsts

Atara Biotherapeutics is on a mission to “unleash the natural power of the body’s immune system by harnessing the compelling biological features of T cells—the immune system's most effective weapon in fighting disease.” The Atara site at Fitzsimons Innovation Community is a world-class manufacturing facility with a research and development focus. Atara’s expertise, talent, and track record of firsts elevate Colorado’s presence as a cell and gene therapy hub.

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Innovative Partnerships Advance Cell and Gene Therapy Breakthroughs
May 23, 2023

Innovative Partnerships Advance Cell and Gene Therapy Breakthroughs

For more than two decades, ClinImmune Cell & Gene Therapy at Fitzsimons Innovation Community has been blazing trails in the field of organ and stem cell transplantation. The organization’s unique approach to leveraging its leadership position contributes to Colorado’s momentum in this growing space.

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Fitzsimons Innovation Community Wins CBSA Building Momentum Award
November 29, 2022

Fitzsimons Innovation Community Wins CBSA Building Momentum Award

Fitzsimons Innovation Community Wins CBSA Building Momentum Award Fitzsimons Innovation Community is the inaugural recipient of the Colorado BioScience Association’s new Award: Building Momentum. This award recognizes investments an honoree is making to advance Colorado’s life sciences community and better position the entire ecosystem for growth. Expansion and growth are just part of the story here. It’s about supporting people, fostering connections, and creating an environment that helps spark discoveries. April Giles, Fitzsimons Innovation Community Vice President of Business, answers key questions about the momentum building at Fitzsimons Innovation Community. Q: Tell us more about the momentum building at Fitzsimons...

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Elevation Diagnostics Supports People and the Planet with Precision Testing
October 24, 2022

Elevation Diagnostics Supports People and the Planet with Precision Testing

  Elevation Diagnostics Supports People and the Planet with Precision Testing Elevation Diagnostics addresses the growing demand for fast, accurate diagnostic testing in our community. With its flagship location at Fitzsimons Innovation Community, Elevation Diagnostics offers clinical and environmental testing in its state-of-the-art labs. The company offers a two-fold approach to public health: helping doctors heal patients and helping companies keep the earth free of toxins with accurate, timely results. Whether working with campuses and businesses to provide students and employees with a different health care option or working directly with the patient, Elevation Diagnostics strives to empower people to...

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