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2019 Awarded Grants


Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to support Boysville, Inc.
Amount:$180,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
Description:A grant to support construction of the Children’s Heart Center and MRI Suite and equipment for the Cardiac Catheterization Suite
Amount:$320,000 in 2019 and $1,280,000 over 4 years
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to support Age Related Macular Degeneration research
Amount:$175,000
Location of Grantee:Columbia, Maryland
 
Organization:I Care San Antonio
Description:A grant to support Patient Vision Services at Haven for Hope
Amount:$35,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Description:A grant to support Age Related Macular Degeneration research
Amount:$50,000
Location of Grantee:Dallas, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Amount:$232,123
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:University of Texas, San Antonio
Description:A grant to create the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Excellence Endowment and Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Distinguised Professorship in Chemistry
Amount:$500,000
Initial Year of Grant:2019
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:University of Texas, San Antonio
Description:A pilot grant to support Dr. Soo Chan Lee, PhD - Roles of Enteric Fungi and their Interactions with Bacteria in the GI Tract Diseases
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A pilot grant to support Dr. Hye Young Lee, PhD - Developing a novel therapy for glioblastoma using CRISPR-Nanoparticles
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2019 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Yogesh Kumar Gupta, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:EEPD1 Rescues Oxidized Replication Forks
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. David Steven Libich, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Exploring Hsp60 as a target for inducing apoptosis in cancer cells
Amount:$450,000 (Over 4 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Francis K. Yoshimoto, M.D.
Institution:University of Texas, San Antonio
Project Title:Design of Selective Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 8B1 to Treat Heart Disease
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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