CU School of Medicine exec to lead new Texas cancer-research center

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - The head of the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora is leaving to lead a new cancer-research center at the University of Texas.

UT's Dell Medical School has named Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt to head its new Livestrong Cancer Institutes at the Austin-based medical school as inaugural director and an associate dean.

It took a $6 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to help attract Dr. Eckhardt.

Before moving to Colorado, Dr. Eckhardt worked as as associate director of clinical research at UT's Cancer Therapy and Research Center in San Antonio. Her medical degree is from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2cxANuV

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