Our Impact

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Through the exemplary work of our grantees, CPRIT is delivering on the promise to accelerate advancements in cancer prevention and cures.

Oversight Committee

CPRIT is governed by nine dedicated Texans who are appointed by the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House.

Our Programs

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CPRIT advances its mission by awarding merit- based grants through three programs:

Program Priorities

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Set by the CPRIT Oversight Committee, the Program Priorities guide the direction of the agency’s funding portfolio.

Academic Research

Academic Research

CPRIT supports the most creative ideas and meritorious projects brought forward by the cancer research community in Texas.
Cancer Prevention


Ten percent of CPRIT funds support the delivery of evidence-based cancer prevention interventions to underserved populations in Texas.
Product Development

Product Development Research

CPRIT creates and supports infrastructure in Texas that accelerates the movement of new cancer drugs, diagnostics, and therapies from the laboratory to the patient.

Since Our Founding in 2008

1,874 Grants
$3,334,349,376 Awarded