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CPRIT Is Funding the Development of Products That Fight Cancer

by | Sep 6, 2022
The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas has provided more than $3.1 billion in funding toward the development of cancer-fighting therapeutics, devices, diagnostics, and tools since 2010. It's now issued a call for startups and early-stage companies to apply for product development research grants for the 2023 fiscal year. “CPRIT’s mission is to invest in the research prowess of Texas institutions while expediting breakthroughs in cancer cures and prevention,” CEO Wayne Roberts said last May.
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At BIO International Convention, Companies Eye Relocation to DFW
by | Jun 30, 2022
At the 2022 BIO International Conference in San Diego, representatives from North Texas met "the greatest minds in biotechnology"—and discovered some of them are interested in relocating their companies to DFW.

"We connected with them to explore opportunities and increase investments in the Dallas region,” said a VP with the Dallas Regional Chamber.
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OncoNano Caps $68.4M Series B Round With $18.4M Equity Investment From CPRIT for Cancer-Fighting Tech and Therapies
by | Oct 25, 2021
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will convert previous grant awards to an equity investment. OncoNano uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. The technology "lights up" a tumor in imaging during real-time surgery.
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Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
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North Texas Cancer Researchers and Institutions Reap $36M in CPRIT Grants

by | Aug 27, 2019
Southlake-based biotech OncoNano received the largest grant in DFW with $15.4 million from the state agency that funds cancer research in Texas.
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Discovery: UTSW Gets $14M to Recruit Researchers; UTA Professor Studies Brain Injuries
by | May 31, 2019
You’ll also find out about how a UT Dallas professor is trying to speed up transistors for chipmakers, and about how Caris Life Sciences’ new collaboration is developing a cancer diagnostic test in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit
by | Oct 13, 2017
From the future of Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas grants to patient records innovation, leaders discussed issues facing the industry.
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