Dr. Weibo Luo received investigator award from CPRIT

Dr. Weibo Luo

Dr. Weibo Luo, Assistant Professor and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research, received a $900,000 Individual Investigator Award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to study the role of a protein called ZMYND8 in breast cancer metastasis. Metastasis causes >90% of death due to breast cancer in women and currently cannot be cured. Dr. Luo Lab studies the fundamental mechanisms of breast cancer metastasis and seeks new therapeutic approaches to treat this deadly disease.