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The CPRIT Difference: MD Anderson

01/16/2020

CPRIT has invested more than $2.4 billion in cancer research and prevention across the state, positioning CPRIT as the second largest source of public funding.

Researchers Roundup – Fighting Childhood Brain Cancer

01/09/2020

CPRIT and the Carson Leslie Foundation are rounding up Texas Childhood Brain Cancer Investigators to discuss, encourage and identify collaboration. Outcome of Roundup will frame CPRIT’s Childhood Brain Cancer Requests for Applications.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $38 Million in New Recruitment Grants

11/20/2019

AUSTIN — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 10 new academic research grants totaling $38 million to recruit eminent cancer researchers to Texas.

“As overwhelmingly affirmed earlier this month, voters want Texas to be the center of world-class cancer research,” said Wayne Roberts, CPRIT Chief Executive Officer. “These recruits will assist CPRIT achieve Texans’ aspirations.”

Statement from CPRIT CEO Wayne Roberts on Passage of Proposition 6

11/06/2019

Texans set a course in 2007 to conquer cancer. Yesterday’s vote underscores the state’s unprecedented commitment to improve the health and lives of our fellow Texans by preventing, treating, and curing cancer. Everyone at CPRIT appreciates the confidence Texans place in us to guide the state toward a cancer-free future.

The Texas-Israel Alliance Healthcare Innovation Conference

10/03/2019

CPRIT is a proud partner with the Texas-Israel Alliance at the Texas-Israel Alliance Healthcare Innovation Conference October 25, 2019.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $136 Million in New Grants

08/21/2019

AUSTIN — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 71 new grants totaling close to $136 million to advance the fight against cancer. This total includes 58 academic research grant awards, 10 prevention awards, and 3 product development research awards.

“CPRIT’s priorities of pediatric cancer research and cancers of significance to Texans highlight this large slate of awards,” said Wayne Roberts, CPRIT Chief Executive Officer. “Investments are made across the cancer research and prevention continuum in Texas unlike any other state in the country.”

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