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Awarded Grants

2022 Grants

2022 Grants and Awards

        

Organization:   American Heart Association

            Description:     A grant to support Cardiovascular Disease Research

            Amount:          $100,000

            Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

 

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 of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Epilepsy Program

Amount:          $666,666 in 2022 and $2,000,000 over 3 Years

Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

 

Organization:   Foundation Fighting Blindness

            Description:     A grant to support Age Related Macular Degeneration Research

            Amount:          $175,000

            Location of Grantee:   Columbia, Maryland

 

Organization:   I Care San Antonio 

            Description:     A grant to support Patient Vision Services at Haven for Hope

            Amount:          $75,000

            Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

 

Organization:   Muscular Dystrophy Association

            Description:     A grant to support the MDA Care Center Network

            Amount:          $100,000

            Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

 

Organization:   UT Health San Antonio

Description:     A grant to fund the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy

Amount:          $203,318

Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

 

Organization:   University of Texas, San Antonio

Description:     A grant to support the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Center for Innovative Drug Discovery Preclinical Pharmacology Core for Accelerated Drug Discovery

Amount:          $347,000 in 2022 and $883,000 over 3 Years

         Location of Grantee:   San Antonio, Texas

                                               

2022 Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Awards:

 

Dr. Crystal Archer, Ph.D.

University of Texas Health, San Antonio, Texas

Mechanism of Ankyrin G Regulation of the Epithelial Na+ Channel

 

Dr. Masahiro Morita, Ph.D.

University of Texas Health, San Antonio, Texas

mRNA Translation and Mitochondrial Dynamics in Obesity-induced Liver Cancer

 

Dr. Neelam Mukherjee, Ph.D.

University of Texas Health, San Antonio, Texas

Effect of Nitration on CCL2 Mediated Bladder Tumor

 

Dr. Angelina Vaseva, M.D.

University of Texas Health, San Antonio, Texas

Utilizing Type 2 RAF inhibitors for the Treatment of NF1-associated MPNST

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Previous Grants

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