b'Innovation and potential are core strategies behind the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards, said Boettcher Foundation President and CEO Katie Kramer. Our mission is to support the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans, said Kramer. The 2021 class of Boettcher Investigators represents some of our states most dynamic and promising researchers. These doers and difference makers are committed to improving health and finding cures that will change lives. For Moreno, working toward these outcomes is all about teamwork. She said the Boettcher funding also helps more junior faculty members THESE DOERS AND like herself to educate more students and get them practical lab experience. Currently she has 14 students working in her lab andDIFFERENCE MAKERS gaining invaluable research experience.They present data and become scientists, she said. Boettcher isARE COMMITTED TO helping all of the students I have in the lab. We are passing it on. The Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program hasIMPROVING HEALTH AND advanced the work of 82 investigators in the past 11 years. To date,FINDING CURES THAT 96 percent of the recipients remain at Colorado research institutions. This helps to advance the foundations mission to keep top scientificWILL CHANGE LIVES.minds in the state. Everybody is very collaborative in Colorado and wants the younger KATIE KRAMER,PRESIDENT & CEO generation to succeed, Moreno said. BOETTCHER FOUNDATION2021-2022 BIOSCIENCECOLORADO25'