CPRIT Supporting Promising Advances From Prevention To Discovery And Delivery

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New grants invest $107 million in Texas across research, prevention and product development spectrum in the fight against cancer.

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CPRIT Awards Product Development and Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded two grants through its product development program and 14 recruitment grants through its research program.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Hires Chief Product Development Officer

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has hired Dr. Thomas Goodman as the agency’s chief product development officer (CPDO). Goodman was previously vice president of business development for life sciences at Arizona Science and Technology Enterprises, a subsidiary of Arizona State University Foundation focused on increasing the flow of innovation from research laboratory to the marketplace.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Product Development and Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded six grants through its product development program and eleven grants through its research program.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Three New Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Friday, January 24, 2014

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded three grants through its research program. The grants, totaling $6,000,000, support the recruitment of promising emerging researchers pursuing their first faculty appointment in Texas.

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CPRIT SELECTS TWO SEASONED EXECUTIVES TO LEAD THE AGENCY FORWARD

  • AUSTIN, TX - Friday, December 21, 2012

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced the appointment of Wayne Roberts to be Interim Executive Director of the agency. Roberts will serve in this capacity until a permanent Executive Director can be hired. Mansour also announced that former Texas Deputy Comptroller Billy Hamilton has agreed to serve as a senior advisor to the CPRIT Executive Director and CPRIT Oversight Committee.

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CPRIT APPOINTS DR. MARGARET L. KRIPKE AS CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

  • AUSTIN, TX - Monday, December 10, 2012

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced the appointment of Dr. Margaret L. Kripke to the position of chief scientific officer, where she will be responsible for overseeing the Institute’s Research portfolio. Historically, CPRIT’s Research portfolio has funded the majority of the Institute’s $300 million in annual grant awards, and is the second largest funding source for cancer-related research in the U.S. CPRIT’s other portfolios include Prevention, which focuses on reducing cancer incidence among Texans utilizing the latest proven methodologies, and Commercialization, which centers on efforts to quickly get lifesaving products to Texans battling the disease.

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CPRIT ANNOUNCES $85 MILLION IN COMPETITIVE GRANT AWARDS TO SUPPORT CANCER-FIGHTING PROJECTS IN TEXAS

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, December 05, 2012

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced more than $85 million in funding to support 75 new scientific research projects and scientific recruits to support a variety of cancer-fighting efforts in Texas. These new awards bring the total tally of funded grants to 502, amounting to nearly $841 million since the Institute opened its doors in 2009.

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CPRIT Announces the Start of Its Third Annual “Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research” Co

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) is pleased to announce the opening of its third annual “Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research” conference. At the conference, CPRIT’s largest to date, CPRIT grantees will showcase the work made possible by the Institute across its research, prevention and commercialization portfolios. 

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CPRIT Statement on Dr. Gilman’s resignation and CPRIT’s future direction

  • AUSTIN, TX - Thursday, October 11, 2012

With the departure of Dr. Gilman, CPRIT is entering a new era. It is no surprise that some of the current reviewers have chosen to leave at this time. We have identified several exceptional candidates to succeed Dr. Gilman as Chief Scientific Officer, and this individual's first order of business will be to recruit outstanding cancer experts to serve as peer reviewers under his or her leadership. We have every confidence that CPRIT will have a full cadre of expert peer reviewers in place for the next scientific review cycle.

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