NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research foundation said today it has awarded $4 million to fund 10 researchers engaged in molecular and cellular research aimed at treating various types of cancer.

The new grants include seven new Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators awards, which provide $450,000 to early-career physician-scientists working under mentors at major research centers, and three Continuation Grants of $300,000 to researchers who are conducting promising research or clinical trials but are nearing the end of their initial awards.

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