Grant ID RP170003
Awarded On September 14, 2016
Title North Texas Clinical Pharmacology Cancer Core
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facilities Support Awards - Competitive Renewal
Institution/Organization Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director William Putnam
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $2,499,900
Lay Summary

There is urgent need for translating basic cancer research (discovery) results into improved care for cancer patients and/or better interventional tools to cure and/or prevent cancer. A state-of-the-art analytical facility has been established (North Texas Clinical Pharmacology Cancer Core) to help basic cancer researchers and physicians better test new drugs or new therapies. Such testing will assist investigators to better understand how cancer drugs work in the body, how the drugs treat cancer, and how to avoid unwanted effects of cancer drugs. In general, the research team of this core will support translational researchers to do research on what cancer drugs do to the body, and what the...

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