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CPRIT Awards Nearly $7 Million to San Antonio Cancer Researchers

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
02/23/15  11:45 PM PST
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

By W. Scott Bailey of the San Antonio Business Journal for BizJournals

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded 58 new grants worth more than $111 million to a number of organizations across the state — including several to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

CPRIT has awarded more than $2.6 million to the Health Science Center for a trio of Individual Investigator Research Awards. The Health Science Center has secured an additional $2 million Individual Investigator Research Award for Cancer in Children and Adolescents.

In addition, CPRIT has awarded a $2 million product development research grant to San Antonio’s NanoTx Therapeutics for the development of rhenium nanoliposomes for cancer therapy.

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