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SA Business Journal: Cancer money to boost local pediatric research

July 3, 2016

The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas has awarded nearly $11 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in its latest funding round. That award includes $5 million to help establish the Texas Pediatric Pat …


KSAT12: $10+ million grant helps survivor now working at cancer institute that saved him (Houghton, Chen, Ignatius, Shiio, mention)

June 17, 2016

SAN ANTONIO – The doctors, staff and patients at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute are celebrating its latest grant, a $10.9 million donation from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.


SA Business Journal: Cancer money to boost local pediatric research

June 3, 2016

The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas has awarded nearly $11 million to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in its latest funding round. That award includes $5 million to help establish the Texas Pediatric Pat …


UT Health SA Newsroom: CPRIT awards $10.9 million to Greehey institute for cancer research

May 20, 2016

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the Health Science Center garnered $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)―a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state. The Health Scien …


UT Health SA Newsroom: CPRIT awards $10.9 million to Greehey institute for cancer research

May 20, 2016

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the Health Science Center garnered $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)―a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state. The Health Scien …


Dr. Yidong Chen awarded a $3.7M CPRIT Core facility award

May 1, 2016

In May 2016, Dr. Yidong Chen was awarded a $3.7M CPRIT Core facility award (RP160732) to upgrade and expand NGS capacity and further accelerate the adoption of high-throughput technology in translational cancer genetics and epigenetics research at UT H …


Cure Today: The Circle of Life: Saving Fertility After Cancer

December 21, 2015

Cancer survivors have more options to save their fertility. Greg Aune, now in his mid-40s, still recalls it as the most embarrassing moment of his life. He sat with his mother at age 16 and answered questions about his sex life. Did he masturbate? Was …


Business Wire: Epizyme to Present New Scientific Data on the Role of HMT Inhibitors in Cancer

November 4, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company creating novel epigenetic therapies for cancer patients, will present data from 11 accepted abstracts on the role of histone methyltransferase ( …


ASCI Post: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Is a Founding Member of the New Pediatric Preclinical Testing Consortium (Houghton mention)

October 10, 2015

Addressing the relatively small number of new cancer drugs for children, a selective group of leading research centers is joining a new federally funded research consortium aimed at bringing scientific rigor and a concentrated effort to identifying new …


NursingCenter: Profiles in Oncology Social Media: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

September 25, 2015

Greg Aune, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at age 16 and successfully treated with chemotherapy and radia …