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UT MD Anderson Cancer Center launches unprecedented Moon Shots Program
Date:9/20/2012

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    MD Anderson's "Giant leap for mankind"

    A year ago, when DePinho was named MD Anderson's fourth president, he proposed the notion of a moon shot moment. "How can we envision what's possible to reduce cancer mortality if we think boldly, adopt a more goal-oriented mentality, ignore the usual strictures on resources that encumber academic research and use the breakthrough technology available today?" he asked.

    Response from the faculty and staff took the form of initial moon shot proposals that targeted several major cancer types and involved large, integrated MD Anderson teams, sometimes numbering in the hundreds.

    Frank McCormick, Ph.D., director of the University of California, San Francisco Cancer Center and president of the American Association for Cancer Research, led the review panel of 25 internal and external experts that narrowed the field to the inaugural six moon shots.

    "Nothing on the magnitude of the Moon Shots Program has been attempted by a single academic medical institution," McCormick said. "Moon shots take MD Anderson's deep bench of multidisciplinary research and patient care resources and offer a collective vision on moving cancer research forward."

    McCormick added, "The process of bringing this amount of horsepower together in such a focused manner is not normally seen in academ
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  • Contact: DeDe DeStefano
    ddestefano@mdanderson.org
    713-792-0664
    University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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