UTEP Professor Named Texas Inventor of the Year

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Marc Cox, Ph.D., associate professor in UTEP’s Department of Biological Sciences, holds a 3-D printed model of the protein he has been researching for treatment of breast and prostate cancers. Photo by J.R. Hernandez / UTEP Communications.



Marc B. Cox, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences, co-director of the Toxicology and Cancer Cluster within the Border Biomedical Research Center, and deputy director of The BUILDing SCHOLARS Center at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), has recently been selected as the 2016 Texas Inventor of the Year by the State Bar. His research has contributed to the development of a novel class of drugs for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer. For more information, click here.


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