|Awarded On||November 02, 2011|
|Title||North Texas Clinical Pharmacology Cancer Core|
|Award Mechanism||Core Facility Support Awards|
|Institution/Organization||Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Richard Leff|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
There is an urgent need for translating basic cancer research results into improved care of our cancer patients and/or into better intervention tools to prevent cancer. This proposal is to establish a state-of-the-art core facility to help basic cancer researchers and physicians to better test new drugs or new therapy procedures by better understanding how cancer drugs work in the body, how the drugs treat cancer, and how to avoid unwanted effects of the cancer drugs. In general, the research team of this core facility will do research on what the cancer drugs do to the body and what the human body does to the drugs. Cancer therapy requires a delicate balance between enhancing anticancer eff...