Welcome to the Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation (CFReT)

Unique partnerships delivering innovative therapies


The Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation (CFReT) builds on the strengths of The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus by fostering collaborative and synergistic interactions among faculty and facilitates the recruitment of outstanding investigators with complementary interests centered on fibrotic diseases across various organ systems.  In addition, the CFReT offers outstanding opportunities for industry partnerships, philanthropy and multi-investigator grants, and provides a rich environment for trainees interested in translational research.

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“Our mission is to impact patient health by translating fundamental mechanistic discoveries into transformative therapies for fibrotic diseases.”

Tim McKinsey, Ph.D.,
Director of CFReT

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