Grant ID RP210234
Awarded On August 18, 2021
Title Early Clinical Investigator
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Early Clinical Investigator
Institution/Organization The University of Texas at Austin
Principal Investigator/Program Director Kyaw Aung
Cancer Sites Pancreas
Contracted Amount $1,443,367
Lay Summary

The Dell Medical School and the University of Texas at Austin would like to nominate Dr. Kyaw Aung, Assistant Professor of Oncology and the Livestrong Cancer Institutes (LCI) for a 2021 CPRIT Early Clinical Investigator Award. Dr. Kyaw Aung was appointed to his current position in February 2019 to lead pancreatic cancer clinical and translational research under the mentorship of Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt, Professor and Chair of the Department of Oncology and LCI director, and Dr. William Matsui, Professor of Oncology, Associate Chair of Research, and LCI deputy director. We confirm that he meets all the eligibility criteria for this award. He is an expert gastrointestinal medical oncologist with ...

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