Vancouver Prostate Centre Awarded Six Movember Discovery Grants

Date Posted: 
2013-06-21

Prostate Cancer Canada has annouced the recipients of the initial Movember Discovery Grants.  Fourty grants were awarded in total from a record 154 applications.  The grants are funded for two years to a maximum of $200,000 each. 

Drs. Cherkasov, Collins, Dong and Goldenberg lead four of the successfully funded projects, and VPC scientists are co-investigators on two others.

Further details are available at the Prostate Cancer Canada website

To view Prostate Cancer Canada's press release, click here (Adobe PDF file, opens in new window).

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