$22 Million in Grants Brings New Talent to North Texas Cancer Center

The UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center has received $22 million in grant money to recruit tenured faculty and new investigators focused on various types of cancers.The money is part of more than $34 million awarded to the center in August by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, which has financially supported oncology research and prevention programs at institutions across the state for about a decade.The Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center is one of two institutions in Texas — and 49 in the country — to be designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, meaning the institution must offer a range of lab, clinical and population-based research.  Continue reading...

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