|Awarded On||May 19, 2021|
|Title||Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries Program|
|Award Mechanism||Research Training|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Melanie H Cobb|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
We now understand many characteristics of cancers and can identify therapies to slow and sometimes cure some forms of the disease. However, we still lack detailed understanding of why cancers occur and what enables them to continue to grow in new locations. To answer remaining questions, we need researchers with new approaches and new resources. The Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries (CIPD) program is uniquely designed to train the innovative, team-oriented thinkers who will take cancer research to the next level. With the support and expertise of over 200 faculty mentors, CIPD trainees participate in the five scientific programs of the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Line...