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SRA International Wins $16 Million Contract from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Date:9/9/2009

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it has won a contract from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to provide scientific peer review services. The contract is worth $16.2 million over five years, if all options are exercised. Work on the contract began July 1, 2009.

Under the contract, SRA provides CPRIT with scientific peer review support and grants management services for both research and prevention grants. Specific expertise will be provided in the areas of scientific management, IT solutions, and meetings planning and execution and will primarily be delivered out of SRA's Frederick, Md., office.

"CPRIT is a new client for SRA and will set the example for other states conducting cancer research and providing grants to scientists," said SRA Health and Civil Services Senior Vice President Max Hall. "We plan to bring our 20 years of proven scientific rigor and expertise to the overall solution of grants management for CPRIT."

CPRIT is the state agency mandated by the Texas Legislature to create and expedite innovation in the area of cancer research and in enhancing the potential for a medical or scientific breakthrough in the prevention of cancer and cures for cancer; to attract, create, or expand research capabilities of public or private institutions of higher education and other public or private entities that will promote a substantial increase in cancer research and in the creation of high-quality new jobs in this state; and to develop and implement the Texas Cancer Plan.

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