Postgraduate training is an important part of the work at the Barshop Institute. Postdoctoral positions (open to PhDs, MDs, and equivalents) are available in many laboratories for full-time research. The positions that are open currently are listed in this section under "Prospective Postdoctoral Positions".
Geriatrics Fellows extend their training in Geriatrics in the clinical facilities associated with the Barshop Institute. All postdoctoral-level prospective trainees are invited to contact the appropriate faculty or staff member for further information on application procedures.Training Program for Research Scientists in the Biology of Aging
Program Director: Steven Austad, PhD, Professor of Cellular and Structural Biology
The Biology of Aging Training Program provides stipends and training for pre- and postdoctoral fellows interested in basic research that holds promise for practical application towards lifespan intervention.
Postdoctoral positions are now available from a National Institute on Aging Training Grant to work with one of 29 participating faculty. Contact Steven Austad for information and a list of participating faculty.
Program Director: Laura Chiodo, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
The education and training of future specialists in geriatric medicine is a key mission of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at the UT Health Science Center. The geriatric medicine program spans two years and offers an optional year for additional research.
Medical Fellowship John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric EducationCenter Director: Michael Lichtenstein, MD, MSc Professor of Medicine
The clinical core curriculum includes participation in both community-based and VA-based continuity clinics, an out-patient evaluation unit, a geriatric consultation service, on-site and community-based nursing care, home care, and hospice programs.
Program Director: Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine