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2010 Awarded Grants


Organization:CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Description:A grant to assist in Remodeling and Updating the Rehabilitation Center
Amount:$140,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to assist in meeting costs associated with the Foster Care program and expansion of staff on the Boysville campus
Amount:$150,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Amount:$228,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker Science Teachers’ Academy
Amount:$148,500 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Alamo Regional Academy of Science and Engineering
Description:A grant to sponsor the 2010 Alamo Regional Science Fair
Amount:$17,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:University of Texas at San Antonio
Description:A grant for Biology Teacher Recruitment
Amount:$600,000 over 2 years
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:I Care San Antonio
Description:A grant to support the Haven For Hope Adult Vision Program
Amount:$35,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to fund VisionWalk San Antonio 2010
Amount:$10,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:Owing Mills, Maryland
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to fund research for Macular Degeneration
Amount:$100,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:Owing Mills, Maryland
 
Organization:Bexar County Health Collaborative
Description:A grant to Project Measure Up
Amount:$20,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Lighthouse for the Blind
Description:A grant to assist with the Seniors’ Outreach Program
Amount:$100,000
Initial Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:SOAR
Description:A grant to assist with the construction of a special needs public park
Amount:$150,000 over 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2009
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2010 Voelcker Fund Scholar Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Tyler J. Curiel M.D., M.P.H.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Development of Effective and Tolerable Age-Specific Tumor Immunotherapy
Amount:$300,000
Year of Grant:2010
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2010 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Alexander Bishop, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Determining Cisplatin Survival Factors to Augment Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Doug E. Frantz, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas at San Antonio
Project Title:Development of Novel Stem Cell-Based Therapeutics to Treat Heart Disease and Cancer
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Lorena M. Havill, Ph.D.
Institution:Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Genetic Contributions to Knee Osteoarthritis Risk
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Sunil Sudarshan, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Metabolic Links to Renal Cancer
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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