Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2021

358  The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley  (84654)

Principal Investigator: Chauhan, Subhash

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 20,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No

Start and End Dates: 9/8/20 - 8/31/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: N/A

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Immunology and Microbiology

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: International Conference on Cancer Health Disparities

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Program Title: NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
CFDA Linked: Cancer Cause and Prevention Research


This R13 application requests support for the UTRGV School of Medicine’s 4th Annual Research Symposium entitled “International Conference on Cancer Health Disparities (ICCHD-2020),” to be held from September 11- 12, 2020, the first of its kind in the region to increase knowledge of US-Mexico border health disparities among a diverse group of medical students and future biomedical scientists. UTRGV SOM, the second largest Hispanicserving institution in the nation, serves as an educational, clinical, and research facility for underserved communities along the Texas-Mexico border. The International Conference creates an opportunity for continued medical education for academic, community, and health professionals in the region, and in an expanded form will also help to build community capacity for global minority health and health disparities researchers and advocates focusing specifically on health issues that affect along the US-Mexico border.

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