Associate Professor Yehia Mechref received the $1.2 million grant to study how breast cancer may metastasize to the brain, and the research may reveal a key to early detection of breast cancer cells that may have the ability to invade the brain.
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The decision came after a strict review of the agency’s processes and the passage of major reforms to the agency during the 83rd Regular Session.
CPRIT has given the two Tech researchers more than $1.5 million
“Even though the audit is standard procedure and was planned before recent questions arose about our grant review process, we are pleased with the timing,” said Bill Gimson, CPRIT executive director.