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

02/17/2016

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.

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

01/19/2016

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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