Grant ID RP190524
Awarded On August 21, 2019
Title TTUHSC Cancer Animal Facility
Program Academic Research
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
Contracted Amount $3,183,703*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

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...

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