Congratulations to Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD on his Pepper OAIC Coordinating Center Award!

Dr. Juan Pablo Palavicini has received a Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) Coordinating Center award for $100,000. The multi-center pilot project is titled “Inhibition of ceramide synthesis: a viable strategy to reverse metabolic determinants of sarcopenic obesity”.  Dr. Palavicini is named the principal investigator on the pilot award and will be working with co-principal investigator Andrew Murton, PhD from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Dr. Palavicini is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes and an investigator with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.

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