Grant ID RP210041
Awarded On May 19, 2021
Title Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries Program
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Melanie H Cobb
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $3,748,675*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

We now understand many characteristics of cancers and can identify therapies to slow and sometimes cure some forms of the disease. However, we still lack detailed understanding of why cancers occur and what enables them to continue to grow in new locations. To answer remaining questions, we need researchers with new approaches and new resources. The Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries (CIPD) program is uniquely designed to train the innovative, team-oriented thinkers who will take cancer research to the next level. With the support and expertise of over 200 faculty mentors, CIPD trainees participate in the five scientific programs of the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Line...

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