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            4          Number of affiliated campuses
            5          Number of affiliated hospitals
            6          Number of health science professional schools
 500,000          Number of patient visits/year
   15,860          Number of enrolled students (12,726 Denver, 2954 Anschutz)
     4,879          Number of faculty members
            5          Number of members of the National Academy of Sciences
          14          Number of members of the Institute of Medicine
            2          Number of HHMI Investigators
            6          Rank among 75 US public medical schools for federal research funding
          18          Rank among 175 public & private US medical school for
                        research funding
            4          Rank of US 75 public medical schools for NIH funding
          11          Rank of 175 public & private US medical schools
   $386M          Amount of sponsored research dollars
                        Number of US patents granted in 2010
       227           Number of acres of land at Anschutz
     3.4M           Number of gross square feet of education/patient care/research space at
                        Anschutz
     400+           Number of bioscience companies in Colorado
 
 
Firsts
 
    First to perform the world’s first liver transplant
    First to conduct human cell cloning to study genetics and cancer
    First to develop a classification and numbering system for human chromosomes
    First to identify a genetic factor that converts normal cells into cancer cells
    First to learn that lymphocytes are preprogrammed to respond to antigens, the  
   foundation of modern immunology
    First to learn how a human cancer gene functions
    First to learn that naturally occurring proteins in the blood prevent the AIDS virus from
   reproducing and spreading to healthy cells
    Identifier of the first gene that carries the risk of schizophrenia
    Identifier of key molecular mechanisms in the failing human heart that have led to
   successful development of effective therapies
 
 Top Posts (held by faculty members since 2005)
Association of American Medical Colleges
American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
American Heart Association
American Society of Nephrology
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Care
The Endocrine Society
American Academy of Neurology
Physician Assistant Education Association

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