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Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards New Grants to Improve Access to Clinical Trials

08/18/2021

(AUSTIN) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded eight grants totaling more than $13 million dedicated to expanding access to cancer clinical trials in Texas, including one new award that will strengthen clinical trial network infrastructure, two first-of-their-kind CPRIT awards to encourage increased participation in clinical trials and five awards that support the next generation of promising clinical investigators.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $2.5 Million to UT Rio Grande Valley

08/18/2021

(AUSTIN) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced a $2.5 million grant to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) for an Integrated Cancer Research Core facility. The award accelerates the UTRGV School of Medicine’s mission to address health disparities in the area, including a disproportionate incidence of liver, gallbladder, stomach, and cervical cancers and bridges existing gaps in the field of early cancer diagnostics and cancer therapeutics.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $69.5 Million in New Grants

05/19/2021

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 20 academic research grants and five prevention grants totaling over $69 million.

Cancer Screenings Recover Statewide Despite Pandemic

03/23/2021

After experiencing a precipitous decline in the number of Texans receiving routine cancer screenings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations that provide cancer screenings funded by grants from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) report encouraging signs of recovery.

CPRIT Appoints Tracey B. Davies As Chief Strategic Initiatives and Intellectual Property Officer

03/01/2021

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced today the appointment of Tracey B. Davies as Chief Strategic Initiatives and Intellectual Property Officer.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $12 Million in New Recruitment Grants

02/17/2021

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded two new academic research grants totaling $12 million to recruit eminent cancer researchers to Texas.

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