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CPRIT Dealing With Resignations of Scientific Reviewers

The state’s $3 billion effort to battle cancer was delivered a major blow this month when 18 scientific reviewers resigned. Most of them allege that the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas was favoring politics, rather than science, when picking projects to fund.

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The state’s $3 billion effort to battle cancer was delivered a major blow this month when 18 scientific reviewers resigned. Many quit in solidarity with their Nobel prize-winning scientific director, who has also quit.  Most of them allege that the organization was favoring politics, rather than science, when picking which projects to fund.

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