Cancer research might get smaller slice of $3B pot - The Orange Leader
Texas bet $3 billion on curing cancer, but may soon spend less researching how to do it.
But some researchers balk at arguments that research deserves less state dollars. Dr. Patrick Reynolds, director of the cancer center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said the research funding is vital in West Texas where three-quarters of all cancer research funding comes from the CPRIT.
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month
Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.
TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.