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November 9th, 2010

Two area universities receive cancer research grants

Abstract:

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas began its second year by awarding 52 cancer research grants totaling more than $40 million to 13 Texas institutions.

The grants, announced Oct. 29, include two in Tarrant County. The grants are the first of $216 million expected to be awarded by CPRIT in 2011 to support cancer research, drug development and evidence-based cancer screening efforts in Texas.

The University of Texas at Arlington received a $200,000 grant for research led by Jian Yang. The title of the project is "Biodegradable theranostic nanoparticles for detection and treatment of thyroid cancer."


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