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Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $114.7 Million in New Grants

Published: 08/19/2020

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awards 62 new grants totaling over $114 million consisting of 52 academic research grant awards, 8 prevention awards, and 2 product development research awards.

2020 Healthier Texas Summit Series Running Now Through October

Published: 07/21/2020

The Healthier Texas Summit is a collaboration between It's Time Texas and The University of Texas System that brings together thought leaders and health champions from all sectors to advance a shared vision: transforming health in Texas. As the only conference of its kind bringing together cross-sector thought leaders and local health champions to unite for a healthier Texas, the Summit will be offered as a free, digital series in 2020.

TMC ACT presents "Small Business Funding Opportunities from the National Cancer Institute"

Published: 07/07/2020

On August 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm CST, Team Leader Greg Evans and Program Directors Christie Canaria and Nancy Kamei of the National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research Development Center (NCI SBIR) will provide funding, networking, and mentoring assistance to small businesses with early-stage innovative cancer technology projects.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $56 Million in New Grants

Published: 05/20/2020

(AUSTIN) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded new grants totaling over $56 million and consisting of 13 academic research recruitment awards and a product development research award.

CPRIT 2020 Innovations Conference VI Canceled

Published: 04/14/2020

Due to circumstances beyond our control, CPRIT has made the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference VI scheduled for July 30 – 31, 2020.

Texas continues to operate under state and local orders that prohibit gatherings and restrict travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With no indication that authorities will lift these orders soon, this uncertainty makes it impossible for conference speakers and attendees to schedule travel, book accommodations, or submit scholarly content for the conference.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $78 Million in New Grants

02/19/2020

(AUSTIN) — The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded 55 new grants totaling over $78 million consisting of 41 academic research grant awards, 10 prevention awards, and 4 product development research awards. 

“These awards reflect CPRIT's established priorities to invest in childhood cancer research, address population and geographic disparities, and recruit top cancer research talent to our academic institutions,” said Wayne Roberts, CPRIT Chief Executive Officer. “I'm excited about all the awardees, particularly those in San Antonio, a region that continues expand their cancer research and prevention prowess. San Antonio is poised to have an even greater impact across the Texas cancer-fighting ecosystem.”

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