AURORA, Colo. — At the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, people hit the gym to get stronger, faster and healthier. While they’re at it, they double as lab rats of sorts for research scientists.
Officials say the stand-alone center on the University of Colorado Denver’s Anschutz Medical Campus serves first and foremost as a research facility. But while members plug away on treadmills and learn to read nutrition labels in its grocery store “lab,” they’re also providing valuable data for researchers at the medical school.
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