Researchers in the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine this week received over $15.7 million in grant funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

This brings Baylor’s total funding from the state cancer program to more than $187 million.

The CPRIT awards include:

Individual Investigator for Cancer in Children and Adolescents:

  • Dr. Debananda Pati, associate professor of pediatrics – oncology, received $1,905,638.

Research Training:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Rosen, professor of molecular and cellular biology, received $3,986,268.
  • Dr. Margaret Spitz, professor of medicine – epidemiology, received $2,986,890.

Competitive Continuation/Expansion:

  • Dr. Matthew Anderson, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, received $1,500,000.

Individual Investigator:

  • Dr. Daisuke Nakada, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, received $872,157.
  • Dr. Benjamin Deneen, associate professor in the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, received $899,701.
  • Dr. Caroline Arber, assistant professor in the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, received $900,000.
  • Dr. Jin Wang, associate professor of pathology and Immunology, received $887,676.
  • Dr. Lawrence Donehower, professor of molecular virology and microbiology, received $900,000.
  • Dr. Zhou Songyang, professor of biochemistry and pharmacology, received $898,288.