CPRIT Winners from McGovern Medical School CPRIT awards $11 million to UTHealth for cancer research, prevention

Five innovative cancer-fighting projects at UTHealth received just over $11 million during the latest round of grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Four of the grants were awarded to scientists at McGovern Medical School for research and a fifth to an investigator at UTHealth School of Public Health for […]


CPRIT Funding Graphic NIH funding spurs expansion of clinical and translational research in Texas

Bolstered by more than $37 million in renewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, four institutions in The University of Texas System, along with Rice University, are partnering to expand clinical and translational research, producing better health outcomes for those in Texas and across the nation. The expansion, made possible by the five-year federal […]


Mentors needed for CPRIT summer fellow program

Do you have a cancer-related research project and are interested in hosting an exceptional undergraduate with a young innovative mind from June 3 –Aug. 9, 2019?


Rodney Kellems, Ph.D., left, and Wenbo Li, Ph.D., are looking for new treatments for disease at the molecular level. New recruit specializes in cancer gene regulation

Not a big believer in taking the beaten path, Wenbo Li, Ph.D., a biochemist with McGovern Medical School is searching a largely uncharted area of the human genome for new ways to fight deadly cancers.


The Annual Symposium of the CPRIT Therapeutic Antibody Core will take place noon – 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1. CPRIT Therapeutic Antibody Core Symposium set for Dec. 1

The Annual Symposium of the CPRIT Therapeutic Antibody Core will take place noon – 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1. The symposium will showcase successful research programs that have worked closely with the antibody core for identifying, validating, and developing cancer antibody drugs.