Grant ID RR220051
Awarded On May 18, 2022
Title Recruitment of Established Investigators
Program CPRIT Scholar
Award Mechanism Recruitment of Established Investigators
Institution/Organization Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator/Program Director Michael Taylor
Cancer Sites Brain and Other Nervous System
Contracted Amount $6,000,000
Summary of Goals and Objectives

As a CPRIT Scholar at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH)/Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), I will continue my efforts to understand the biological basis of childhood brain tumors to improve patient outcomes. My research focuses on two common tumor types: medulloblastoma and ependymoma. My aims will focus on the CPRIT priorities of childhood cancer, computational biology, cancer prevention, and development of novel therapeutics. As a CPRIT Scholar I will:

1) Use existing and emerging tools in genomics, functional genomics, epigenomics, proteomics, and other emerging OMICS technologies to refine our understanding of brain tumor biology and genetics. We will continue to delineate intratumoral and in...

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