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CPRIT gives HSC researchers
$3.7 million

April 2013

Pei Wang, Ph.D. works in the lab.
Pei Wang, Ph.D.
The Health Science Center was awarded $1.8 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund work ranging from genetic analysis to patient counseling skills in San Antonio. CPRIT also awarded the Health Science Center a recruitment grant of $1.9 million to recruit Pei Wang, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow from Stanford University, as an assistant professor in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology.

"We are exceptionally pleased at the confidence and support of CPRIT
for our scientists," said Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center. "We’re eager to turn research into results."


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