Dr. Borges Named 2020 Faculty Innovator AwardeeOct 7, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Virginia Borges, MD, MMSc, has been named as one of the 2020 CU Department of Medicine Faculty Innovator Awardees.
Dr. Borges is a Tenured Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Deputy Head of the Division of Medical Oncology, and holds the Robert F. and Patricia Young Connor Endowed Chair in Young Women's Breast Cancer. As founder and director of the Young Women's Breast Cancer Clinic at the University of Colorado Cancer Center she offers specialized management in pregnancy and breast cancer, family planning after breast cancer treatment, and clinical trials from diagnosis to advanced breast cancer treatments. Dr. Borges also leads the Young Women’s Translational Breast Cancer program at the CU Cancer Center where she is able to offer young women promising treatments years before the are available elsewhere. Dr. Borges has always demonstrated tremendous promise and curiosity, spearheading trials of new cancer immunotherapies, evaluating the role of inflammation in breast cancer associated with changes in the breast after pregnancy, and defining new hormones that drive the disease.