CPRIT awards $8 million for Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute core labs

September 14, 2022

Pediatric cancer is one of multiple streams of research and care in cancer that contribute to the mission of the National Cancer Institute-designated Mays Cancer Center. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 14, 2022) — The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced two awards totaling $8 million to support […]

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CPRIT adds $10.9 million to UT Health San Antonio cancer research and prevention efforts

February 17, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 17, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) is receiving $10.9 million in new research and faculty recruitment awards announced Feb. 16 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The statewide cancer agency has […]

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Team IDs mechanism underlying rare children’s blood cancer

January 24, 2022

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), reporting this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified a mechanism through which two antiviral genes, when mutated, promote a childhood cancer called pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Scientists at Oklahoma State University and Cornell University collaborated […]

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Team IDs mechanism underlying rare children’s blood cancer

January 19, 2022

Region of protein can be therapy target in pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 19, 2022) — Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), reporting this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified a mechanism […]

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