Dr. Deininger's COBRE grant renewed through 2014. The five-year, $10.5 million renewal covers research and career development for five new junior investigators. Additionally, Dr. Deininger is awarded an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant to cover one additional junior faculty member for two years.
The Tulane Cancer Center relocated a number of its cancer investigators, their laboratory teams and its administrative unit into the new Louisiana Cancer Research Center, a 10-story, $102 million facility near the Tulane University downtown campus. In all, approximately 100 cancer center personnel will work in the new, state-funded building.
The Louisiana Cancer Research Center is state-of-the-art, featuring an open-lab format, the new standard for modern research facilities that offers several advantages.