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2014 Awarded Grants


Organization:Children’s Hospital of San Antonio/CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Description:A grant support the construction and implementation of the Children’s Hospital Clinical Research Center
Amount:$512,211.25
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to fund Private Placement Services
Amount:$180,000
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:$224,158
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Description:A grant to fund the Center for Innovation in Drug Discovery Medicinal Chemistry Core Facility
Amount:$373,362
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Description:A grant to fund Proteomics Recruitment Packages
Amount:$250,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2013
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:2013
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A grant to fund Macular Degeneration Research
Amount:$50,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Haven for Hope
Description:A grant to fund the Emergency Response Pilot Program
Amount:$54,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:I Care San Antonio
Description:A grant to support Patient Vision Services at Haven for Hope
Amount:$20,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Donor’s Choose
Description:A grant to fund K-12 Science Education Programs in the Bexar County Area
Amount:$7,880.74
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:St. Mary’s Hall
Description:A grant to fund Science Education
Amount:$2,393
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Winston School
Description:A grant to fund Student Participation in the Alamo Regional Academy of Science and Engineering Fair
Amount:$1,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Providence High School
Description:A grant to fund Health Careers Program of Distinction
Amount:$2,500
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Alamo Heights Independent School District
Description:A grant to fund the Alamo Heights High School Rocketry Program
Amount:$2,500
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:August Heart
Description:A grant to fund Cardiac Screening for Local Youth
Amount:$20,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2014
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2014 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. Jean Bopassa, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:G Protein Coupled Estrogen Receptor1 and Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Edward Medina, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Pro-Myeloma Influence of Adipocyte-Derived Fatty Acids and Tumor Cell Lipogenesis
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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