Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Six New Academic Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

AUSTIN – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded six grants through its academic research program. The grants, totaling $26,000,000, support the recruitment of six outstanding cancer scientists, including three distinguished senior researchers, to Baylor College of Medicine and three institutions of The University of Texas System – MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Austin and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. James Willson Joins CPRIT Leadership as New Chief Scientific Officer

  • AUSTIN, TX - Tuesday, January 19, 2016

AUSTIN - Dr. James Willson has been named chief scientific officer of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). He will lead the agency’s academic research program in supporting innovation in cancer research and recruiting world-class cancer researchers to Texas institutions.

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CANCER PREVENTION AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF TEXAS AWARDS 73 NEW GRANTS

  • AUSTIN, TX - Thursday, November 19, 2015

Agency closes in on halfway point of its funding authority and surpasses 100 in number of top cancer researchers recruited to Texas institutions

AUSTIN – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 73 new grants totaling approximately $112 million: 60 grants through its academic research program, 12 grants through its prevention program and one grant through its product development research program.

CPRIT is nearing the halfway point of its funding authority. To date, the agency has awarded 992 grants totaling around $1.47 billion. Counting the latest round of grants, CPRIT has funded the recruitment of more than 100 top cancer researchers to Texas institutions.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Hires New Program Officer

  • AUSTIN, TX - Thursday, November 19, 2015

Michael Lang to Lead the Agency's Product Development Research Program

AUSTIN ‐ The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has hired Michael Lang as the agency’s new chief product development officer. Lang will lead CPRIT"s product development research program, designed to accelerate the progression of new cancer drugs, diagnostics, and therapies from the laboratory into clinical practice.

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CPRIT and the CAP Foundation Collaborate to Offer See, Test & Treat Program

  • AUSTIN, TX - Monday, September 14, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced the release for applications for See, Test & Treat, an innovative breast and cervical cancer screening program of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the CAP Foundation.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Five New Academic Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded five grants through its academic research program. The grants, totaling $17,700,000, support the recruitment of five cancer scientists to four academic institutions in Texas.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Seven New Academic Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded seven grants through its academic research program. The grants, totaling $23,000,000, support the recruitment of seven cancer scientists to academic institutions in Texas, including two distinguished senior researchers.

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CPRIT Surpasses the 2 Million Milestone in Life-Saving Cancer Prevention Services Provided to Texans

  • AUSTIN, TX - Monday, June 15, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced that it reached a new milestone: more than 2 million cancer prevention services have been provided to Texans in all 254 counties of the state. Prevention measures made possible by CPRIT grants include tobacco cessation programs, vaccinations, screenings for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers, genetic testing and counseling, and survivor care.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards 41 New Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 28 grants through its academic research program, 11 grants through its prevention program and two grants through its product development research program.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Two New Academic Research Grants

  • AUSTIN, TX - Monday, April 20, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded two grants through its academic research program. The grants, totaling $6,000,000, support the recruitment of two top cancer scientists to academic institutions in Texas, including a promising emerging researcher pursuing her first faculty appointment and an outstanding early-stage researcher.

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