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2017 Awarded Grants


Organization:Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
Description:A grant to support construction of the Children’s Heart Center and MRI Suite
Amount:$220,000 in 2017 and $1,280,000 over 4 years
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to support Boysville, Inc.
Amount:$180,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Amount:$224,158
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:University of Texas at San Antonio
Description:A grant to fund the Center for Innovation in Drug Discovery Medicinal Chemistry Core Facility
Amount:$173,245 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2015
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:San Antonio Bike Share
Description:A grant to support San Antonio’s Bcycle Initiative
Amount:$50,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:I Care San Antonio
Description:A grant to support Patient Vision Services at Haven for Hope
Amount:$25,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Hemisfair Conservancy
Description:A grant to support park construction
Amount:$50,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to fund Age Related Macular Degeneration research
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:Columbia, Maryland
 
Organization:University of Texas at San Antonio
Description:A grant to support the Research Academy
Amount:$250,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2016
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Description:A grant to support the Texas 1000 Project
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A pilot grant to support Dr. April Risinger, PhD (Microtubule Stabilizers Disrupt Scafford-Mediated Oncogenic Signaling)
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2017 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Ann Griffith, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Novel Strategies to Boost T Cell Number and Function During and After Tumor Radiation and Chemotherapy
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Zhijie Liu, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Targeting Enhancer Activation Machinery In Breast Cancer Hormone Resistance
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Andrew Pickering, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:The Effect of TXNRD2 Augmentation on Heart Disease Outcomes
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Gandadhara Reddy Sareddy, Ph.D
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Novel Epigenetic Therapy to Target Stemness and Therapy Resistance in Glioblastoma
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Alexei Tumanov, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Targeting Novel Cytokine Pathways in Colon Cancer
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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