Updated: CPRIT Leaders Testify Before House Panel

Updated, 4:50 p.m.: Leaders of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas offered candid testimony before the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, explaining how the institute has identified grants that were improperly approved, changed its processes to prevent future improprieties and aided state auditors in their investigation.

“I am angry about what has happened, and I intend to do everything I can to fix this problem,” said Dr. Margaret Kripke, who was appointed chief scientific officer of CPRIT in December. She added that she came to the institute in spite of the recent controversy because she sincerely ...

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