Among numerous programs and projects of strategic importance to the institution are:
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology — a department focused on analyzing and interpreting molecular data to enhance personalized cancer medicine in all of its facets.
The Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson — one of the largest multidisciplinary pediatric cancer care and research programs in the country, setting the pace in pediatric oncology worldwide.
Survivorship — a major clinical and research initiative to coordinate support for cancer survivors, expand research into long-term effects of cancer and treatment and improve access to follow-up care.
Brain Tumor Center — one of the world’s most productive efforts aimed solely at brain tumor research in areas such as immune system activation, gene analysis and treatment delivery using stem cells.
Pain Program — a project to expand the Texas Medical Center’s only dedicated cancer pain research program, develop state-of-the-art pain control strategies and educate health professionals.