Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation

Support areas:

  • Any organ or tissue system

Research funding and grant applications:

  • Description of funded medical research, application with instructions, and 2017 awards in medical research can be found here
  • Of note, 2017 grants include: “Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA: Infusion of Off the Shelf Ex Vivo Expanded Cryopreserved Progenitor Cells for Single Cord Blood Transplant in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies. Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation, Houston, TX: New Mechanisms and Strategies in Prevention of Transplant Rejection. A New Biomimetic Approach in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Inflammation.”

Size and duration of research grants supported:

  • Size varies based on grant and research ranging from $250,000 to $2,700,000 and a duration of most often up to 3 years.

Geographic locations funded:

  • U.S./National with emphasis in south TX

Application deadlines:

  • Spring: February 1 - March 31
  • Fall: August 1 - September 30

Application requirements:

  • Application follows a format similar to National Institutes of Health application, but requires much less information.
  • The application can be found on the medical research webpage here
  • Of Note, per medical research webpage: “Applications must be approved by the University Provost, or the Vice President of Research, and should be submitted through the office of research and sponsored projects, development department, or other office that provides institutional approval of the request.”

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