Grant ID RP160157
Awarded On November 19, 2015
Title Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries Program
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Melanie H Cobb
Contracted Amount $3,993,250
Lay Summary

The CIPD program intends to train exceptional scientists capable of conducting independent cancer research with a deep understanding of the science, public health, and clinical problems of human cancer. More specifically, we aim to develop a cadre of scientists who can formulate clinically important questions from a basic science perspective, who understand how to interface and collaborate with clinical and translational researchers, and who have the skill set to target their research programs to address unmet therapeutic and diagnostic needs.The interaction between the lab and the clinic is key to a translational approach in the treatment of cancer. To capitalize upon the advances in cancer...

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