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University of Colorado Denver

Joaquin Espinosa, Ph.D., University of Colorado Cancer Center

Caption: Joaquin Espinosa, Ph.D., investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and associate professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at CU Boulder, shows that tumors require the enzyme CDK8 and transcription factor HIF1A to survive hypoxic conditions.

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