Grant ID RP160732
Awarded On May 18, 2016
Title UTHSCSA Cancer Genome Sequencing and Computation Core
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facility Support Awards
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Principal Investigator/Program Director Yidong Chen
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $3,680,756
Lay Summary

San Antonio, a Hispanic majority city and the catchment basin for all of South Texas, contains several premier biomedical research institutions, such as UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), with regional campuses in the Rio Grande Valley; the Texas Biomedical Research Institute; the Brooke Army Medical Center; and the University of Texas at San Antonio, a minority-serving institution. In this major cancer research city, the UTHSCSA Cancer Therapy and Research Center is dedicated to research and treatment of many types of cancers. In addition to common cancers in the region such as breast and prostate cancers, we are especially dedicated to better treatments for leukemia, liver,...

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