Grant ID RP180734
Awarded On August 24, 2018
Title UTHealth Cancer Genomics Core (UTHealth CGC)
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facility Support Awards
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Principal Investigator/Program Director Zhongming Zhao
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $4,429,126
Lay Summary

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is one of the major institutes within the University of Texas System and part of the Texas Medical Center (TMC). UTHealth McGovern Medical School is the seventh-largest medical school in the United States - it currently has ~1500 faculty in 24 academic departments as well as 39 research centers or institutes in specific areas. In all the clinical, basic, preventive, and translational research areas, cancer-related activities have been substantially growing in UTHealth recently, but it currently does not have a genome sequencing core. As technology and innovation continue to drive cancer research, a UTHealth Cancer Genomics C...

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