Grant ID RP210028
Awarded On May 19, 2021
Title The Future of Cancer Research: Training Program for Basic and Translational Scientists
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Khandan Keyomarsi
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $4,000,000*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

As an international leader in clinical cancer care, translational cancer research, and basic studies of cancer mechanisms, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is uniquely poised to train the next generation of cancer researchers. We propose an innovative training program to educate exceptional postdoctoral fellows, predoctoral, and undergraduate students through an integrated, multidisciplinary approach that only MD Anderson can offer. This is reflected in the curriculum, leadership, trainees, and faculty from over 35 departments spanning clinical, translational, quantitative, and basic sciences. The MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program (CPRIT RTP) will instruct postdoct...

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