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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

2008 Barshop Institute News

Barshop Institute faculty draw millions in career development awards

Up-and-coming faculty of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies have attracted career development awards this year totaling $2.2 million to support research of the basic biology of aging. The awards and grants complement many others won by the institute in 2008.

Geriatrician writes book on comforting the critically ill

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 28, 2008) Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, M.D., assistant professor of geriatrics and palliative care is the physician co-author of  “Communication as Comfort: Multiple Voices in Palliative Care". . .

Hairless tunnel diggers are teaching scientists a thing or two about aging

SAN ANTONIO (Excerpt from December 24, 2006 story by Cindy Tumiel, Staff Writer, San Antonio Express-News)

With virtually hairless bodies, pink wrinkled skin and buckteeth worse than Bugs Bunny, naked mole-rats hardly are contenders for America's next top model.

But if people were more like naked mole-rats, well, we all probably would live longer.


 
 
   
 
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