|Awarded On||August 21, 2019|
|Title||TTUHSC Cancer Animal Facility|
|Award Mechanism||Core Facility Support Awards|
|Institution/Organization||Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Scott L Trasti|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
*Pending contract negotiation
In addition to educating medical professionals and providing excellent health care Texas Tech University Health Science Center's mission statement includes "advancing knowledge through innovative research". This CPRIT grant application is focused on updating and modernizing the infrastructure at TTUHSC so that our cancer researchers have state of the art equipment and facilities to carry out the important work of understanding the mechanisms of cancer as a disease and to investigate and develop treatments for specific adult and childhood cancers. To fully realize the potential of cancer research laboratories at TTUHSC, including a national repository for childhood cancer, a facili...