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Cancer Screenings Recover Statewide Despite Pandemic

Published: 03/23/2021

After experiencing a precipitous decline in the number of Texans receiving routine cancer screenings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations that provide cancer screenings funded by grants from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) report encouraging signs of recovery.

CPRIT Appoints Tracey B. Davies As Chief Strategic Initiatives and Intellectual Property Officer

Published: 03/01/2021

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced today the appointment of Tracey B. Davies as Chief Strategic Initiatives and Intellectual Property Officer.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $12 Million in New Recruitment Grants

Published: 02/17/2021

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded two new academic research grants totaling $12 million to recruit eminent cancer researchers to Texas.

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Awards $26 Million in New Recruitment Grants

Published: 11/18/2020

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today awarded nine new academic research grants totaling $26 million to recruit cancer researchers to Texas.

CPRIT Statement on the Selection of Zhijian "James" Chen, PhD for the William B. Coley Award

Published: 10/01/2020

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) congratulates Zhijian "James" Chen, Ph.D., for receiving the prestigious 2020 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology from the Cancer Research Institute.

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

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.

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