UT Health San Antonio receives $2.3M grant

UT Health San Antonio received a more than $2.3 million gift from the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund to advance and study treatments for heart disease and cancer, according to My San Antonio.


Five researchers from UT Health are recipients of the Voelcker Fund's Young Investigator Award, which grants $450,000 to each researcher over the next three years.

"If you look back at some of the previous awardees, most of them now have secured long grants from the NIH, CPRIT (Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas) and federal agencies," Andrea Giuffrida, PhD, vice president for research at UT Health,, told My San Antonio.

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