Drug-Resistance Researcher Wins NIH New Innovator Award

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A unique approach to understanding how cancer cells or microbes become capable of warding off drugs has earned a New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health for an M. D. Anderson scientist. Gábor Balázsi, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Systems Biology, will receive $1.5 million over five years under the highly competitive program. The NIH announced awards Thursday in three prestigious programs that fund bold ideas, with the potential to speedily translate...