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The Barshop Institute and UTMB at Galveston Receive a $4.5 million Grant from the NIH to Gain Molecular Insights into Benefits of Exercise

UT Health San Antonio and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston are teaming up to study how exercise changes the body at the molecular level. A team led by Nicolas Musi, M.D., of UT Health San Antonio, and Blake Rasmussen, Ph.D., at the UT Medical Branch at Galveston, is one of six groups that will recruit healthy adults for an exercise study. 

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"Pomegranate Extract Decreases Oxidative Stress and Alleviates Mitochondrial Impairment by Activating AMPK-Nrf2 in Hypothalamic Paraventricular Nucleus of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat"

Published in Scientific Reports

Bess Frost, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell Systems & Anatomy




"Regulation of Autophagy by Mitochondrial Phospholipids in Health and Diseases"

Published in BBA-Molecular Cell Research
Roger Shi, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology

The Barshop Institute is dedicated to the promotion of healthy aging for everyone. Its world-class scientific community of researchers and physicians seek discoveries to treat and ameliorate the underlying causes of aging, a cost-effective approach to broadly enhance the quality of later life. We invite you to explore our website to learn about the extraordinary work of our community of researchers and physicians.



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