Grant ID RP230204
Awarded On February 15, 2023
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Texas Regional Excellence in Cancer Award
Institution/Organization Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Kenneth Ramos
Cancer Sites Breast, Colorectal, Myeloma
Contracted Amount $5,998,422
Lay Summary

Texas A&M University has a rich history of commitment to serving the people of Texas through education, research, and service. Despite remarkable successes in the areas of agriculture, engineering, environmental health sciences, and veterinary medicine, a major impact by Texas A&M University investigators in the fight against cancer has not been realized due to a previous lack of centralized focus. In this application, we propose the creation of a regional center of excellence in cancer research (TREC) that takes advantage of the vast resources available to Texas A&M University to establish the infrastructure required to advance a cohesive vision to address unmet needs in cancer prevention a...

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