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2018 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
Amount:$320,000 in 2018 and $1,280,000 over 4 years
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:Hardberger Park Conservancy
Description:A grant to support construction of the Land Bridge
Amount:$1,000,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Amount:$240,561
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
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:University of Texas at San Antonio
Description:A pilot grant to support Dr. Francis K. Yoshimoto, PhD (Design of Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 8B1 To Treat Cardiovascular Disease)
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:UT Health San Antonio
Description:A pilot grant to support Dr. David S. Libich, PhD (Exploring Hsp60 As A Target For Inducing Apoptosis In Cancer Cells)
Amount:$100,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2018 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Myron Ignatius, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:SNAI2 Blocks Differentiation and Drives Radiation Resistance In Rhabdomyosarcoma
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. April Risinger, Ph.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:Microtubule Stabilizer-Mediated Disruption of Oncogenic Signaling Amount: $450,000 (Over 4 Years)
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Carolina Solis-Herrera, M.D.
Institution:UT Health San Antonio
Project Title:SGLT2 Inhibitors, Ketones and Cardiovascular Benefit
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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