Grant ID RP170259
Awarded On November 16, 2016
Title CPRIT Cancer Prevention Research Training Program
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Shine Chang
Contracted Amount $2,648,151
Lay Summary

With this grant we will establish a cancer prevention research training program that prepares junior cancer prevention researchers to assume leadership roles as independent investigators in cancer prevention in Texas. Building on the successful strategies of an existing research training program funded by the National Cancer Institute for 25 years, it will equip postdoctoral fellows with the knowledge and skills to be in the forefront of cancer prevention science and to collaborate productively across basic, clinical, quantitative, and population sciences. The program has a multi-disciplinary emphasis, training selected junior researchers in clinical cancer prevention, behavioral cancer pr...

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