Home » Cancer Center researchers receive $11 million in grant funding from CPRIT
Researchers at Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center have received nine new grants totaling $11.3 million – a majority focused on advancing research into pediatric cancer – in the latest round of funding awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
The researchers received four new individual investigator research awards for cancer in children and adolescents including the following new projects:
“CPRIT is funding cancer research that is transformational in nature,” said Dr. David Poplack, director of the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. “It is helping us increase our understanding of cancer and is moving us more rapidly to find innovative new therapies.”
In addition five individual investigator awards were given including: