Since the early 1960’s, the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, now the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, has always been on the forefront of clinical transplantation and transplantation research. The Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research, and Education (CCTCARE) is a unique, multi-disciplinary transplantation center that closely integrates basic, translational, and clinical research with educational and training programs.
CCTCARE, in conjunction with the CU School of Medicine, CU Health Transplant Surgery Division, formed the TMSP to accommodate the growing need of faculty for preclinical transplant models, technically challenging microsurgical techniques, and clinical needs-based research. This program brings together faculty, staff, and students from many Departments and Divisions in the School of Medicine and offers training as well as development of models for transplant-based research.
The 1200 sq. ft. TMSP facility on the third floor of the Barbara Davis Center includes: