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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Amrita Kamat, Ph.D.


Amrita Kamat, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Department of Medicine - Geriatrics, Gerontology & Palliative Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Phone: 210-617-5197


The primary focus of Dr. Kamat''s research is to understand the regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism during aging and fetal development, with particular emphasis on beta-adrenergic receptor mediated mechanisms in the liver.

Selected Publications

Majida Abu Shehab; Ian Damerill; Tong Shen; Fredrick J. Rosario; Mark Nijland; Peter W. Nathanielsz; Amrita Kamat; Thomas Jansson; Madhulika B. Gupta Liver mTOR controls IGF-I bioavailability by regulation of protein kinase CK2 and IGFBP-1 phosphorylation in fetal growth restriction Endocrinology. 2014;155(4):1327-1339.

Jian-Liang Fu; Hong-Mei Zhang; Hua Zhang; Amrita Kamat; Chih-Ko Yeh; Bin-Xian Zhang A melatonin-based fluorescence method for the measurement of mitochondrial complex III function in intact cells Journal of Pineal Research. 2013;55(4):364-370.

Cun Li; Zhen-Ju Shu; Shuko Lee; Madhulika B. Gupta; Thomas Jansson; Peter W. Nathanielsz; Amrita Kamat Effects of maternal nutrient restriction, intrauterine growth restriction, and glucocorticoid exposure on phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1 expression in fetal baboon hepatocytes in vitro Journal of Medical Primatology. 2013;42(4):211-219.


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