Grant ID RP170067
Awarded On November 16, 2016
Title The Future of Cancer Research: Training Program for Basic and Translational Scientists
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Khandan Keyomarsi
Contracted Amount $4,000,000
Lay Summary

As an international leader in clinical cancer care, translational cancer research and basic studies of cancer mechanisms, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is uniquely poised to train the next generation of cancer researchers. We propose an innovative training program to educate exceptional undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows through an integrated, multidisciplinary approach that only MD Anderson can offer. This is reflected in the curriculum, leadership, trainees and faculty from over 35 departments spanning clinical, translational, quantitative and basic sciences. The MD Anderson CPRIT training program will instruct postdoctoral fellows through a pioneering...

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