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2015 Awarded Grants


Organization:Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
Description:A grant support the construction and implementation of the Children’s Hospital Clinical Research Center and Vascular Anomalies Project
Amount:$294,613
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:$173,245 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2015
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 Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Chemistry
Amount:$500,000
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Description:A grant to fund the Voelcker 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 matching grant to fund Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration Research conducted by Dr. Deborah Ferrington
Amount:$150,000
Location of Grantee:Owing Mills, Maryland
 
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:Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Description:A grant to fund Equipment and Supplies Acquisition
Amount:$50,000
Location of Grantee:Dallas, Texas
 
Organization:B-Cycle
Description:A bridge grant to fund Continued Operations
Amount:$50,000
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
 
Organization:San Antonio Young Women’s Leadership Academy
Description:A grant to fund Science Education
Amount:$78,200 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2014
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 


2015 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards


Award Recipient::Dr. William Alley, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Glycoproteomics for the Early, Noninvasive Detection of Bladder Cancer
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Dmitri Ivanov, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Exploring TREX2 Nuclease as a Target for Cancer Therapy
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Eric Muir, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Vascular Dysfunction and Hypoxia in Macular Degeneration
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Jason Pugh, Ph.D
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:Defining the Role of Dystrophin on Synaptic Transmission at a Central Synapse
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Award Recipient::Dr. Nu Zhang, Ph.D.
Institution:University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title:T Cell-Specific Function of TGF- B Signal in Intestinal Cancer
Amount:$450,000 (Over 3 Years)
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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