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2012 Awarded Grants


Organization:CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Description:A grant to purchase a Centralized Surveillance Monitoring Bernoulli Enterprise System and a Pulmonary Function Test System
Amount:$179,000
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to fund private placement services
Amount:$150,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2012
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:$227,909
Initial Year of Grant:2012
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:The Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Description:A grant to fund Macular Degeneration Research
Amount:$50,000
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:Dallas, Texas
 
Organization:San Antonio Can High School
Description:A grant to fund scholarship and counseling programs for students
Amount:$25,000
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to underwrite VisionWalk San Antonio 2012
Amount:$10,000
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:Owing Mills, Maryland
 
Organization:San Antonio Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation and University of Texas Health Science Center
Description:A grant to fund a scientific research internship and mentorship program at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy
Amount:$56,550
Initial Year of Grant:2012
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:$285,950
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:I Care San Antonio
Description:A grant to support patient vision services at Haven for Hope
Amount:$20,00
Initial Year of Grant:2012
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2012 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Jennifer Carew, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Targeting NEDD8-Mediated Protein Turnover for AML Therapy
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Qiang Shi, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Progenitors Derived from Embryonic Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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