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November 11th, 2010

UNM, Sandia land $4M in funding for nanotech cancer research

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The University of New Mexico's Cancer Center and Sandia National Laboratories have received nearly $4 million in grants to research how nanotechnology can be used to prevent and treat cancer.

The grants, awarded by the National Cancer Institute, will be used to build a 4,500-square-foot Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center on the UNM campus. Construction is scheduled to begin in December.

One $1.95 million grant will fund the creation of a joint cancer nanotechnology platform partnership between UNM and Sandia, the Cancer Center said. A second $1.8 million grant will be used to build the training center.

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