UT Health Newsroom: Voelcker Fund award supports innovative cancer and heart disease research
Original story: UT Health San Antonio Newsroom
The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is awarding $1.7 million to UT Health San Antonio to support research projects conducted by promising early career researchers.
The Voelcker Fund’s Young Investigator Awards, which provide each recipient with $150,000 per year over three years ($450,000), are intended to support young scientists conducting biomedical research in the areas of cancer, heart disease, arthritis, muscular dystrophy, retinitis and/or macular degeneration of the retina.
This year’s Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Award recipients at UT Health San Antonio are Crystal Archer, PhD, Masahiro Morita, PhD, Neelam Mukherjee, PhD, and Angelina Vaseva, PhD.