Grant ID RP210180
Awarded On August 18, 2021
Title Integrated Cancer Research Core (ICRC)
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facility Support Awards
Institution/Organization The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Principal Investigator/Program Director Subhash Chauhan
Cancer Sites Colorectal, Gallbladder, Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct, Pancreas
Contracted Amount $2,525,000*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

Recently, School of Medicine (SOM), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has founded South Texas Centre of Excellence in Cancer Research to address disproportionate cancer related health issues in the Valley. Through this application, we intend to establish an Integrated Cancer Research Core (ICRC) Facility at the UTRGV campus to provide cutting-edge technologies to support cancer research investigators of the Rio Grande Valley. The core facility will be directed by Dr. Chauhan, who is a world-leader in molecular cancer immuno-therapeutics and early cancer diagnosis. Identification of new therapeutic and diagnostic target can further strengthen cancer research area. Cutting edge adv...

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