Grants


Congratulations to Xianlin Han, PhD on his RF1 award!

March 8, 2021

Dr. Han has received an RF1, multi-year funded award, from the NIH.  The award is for the project titled “Sulfatide deficiency: A novel mechanism leading to reactive astrogliosis in aging and Alzheimer’s disease.”




Congratulations to Lizhen Chen, PhD on her R01!

January 29, 2021

Lizhen Chen, PhD has received an R01 from the NIH for her project titled “The role of CELF2 and its genetic variants in Alzheimer’s disease.”  Dr. Chen is an Assistant Professor at the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy in the Joe R. […]




Congratulations to David Guis, MD, PhD on his R01!

January 11, 2021

David Guis, MD, PhD has received an R01 from the NIH for his project titled “MnSOD-K68-Ac reprograms a lineage plasticity switch / stemness in ER+ breast malignancies.”  Dr. Guis is the Associate Cancer Director of Translation Research, the Assistant Dean for Research, and a Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology.




Congratulations to Dr. Dean Kellogg on his VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Award!

November 24, 2020

Dean Kellogg, MD, PhD has received an award from the VA office of Rehabilitation Research & Development Service (RR&D) for his project titled “Elucidating sympathetic vasoconstrictor mechanisms of autonomic dysreflexia in persons with spinal cord injury.”  Dr. Kellogg is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology & Palliative Medicine.




Congratulations to Dr. Adam Salmon and Dr. Corinna Ross on their collaborative NIH grant award!

November 12, 2020

Newswise — San Antonio, Texas (November 5, 2020) – The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) at Texas Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio received a $1.3 million collaborative grant to continue the San Antonio Marmoset Aging Program (SA MAP) and further define the hallmarks of aging in a […]




Congratulations to Drs. Espinoza and Musi on their R01 award!

September 18, 2020

Sara Espinoza, MD, MSc and Nicolas Musi, MD have been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH for their project titled “Does Metformin Modulate the Pillars of Aging in Older Adults?”



UT Health Newsroom: Barshop Institute gains NIA award renewals totaling $11 million; funds support translating research discoveries into healthier aging

September 14, 2020

UT Health San Antonio announced today (Sept. 10) that its Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies gained renewal of two highly competitive center grants awarded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The Pepper and Shock grants, which total $11 million over the next five years, support basic research of the […]



Congratulations to Veronica Galvan, PhD on her RF1 award!

September 14, 2020

Dr. Galvan has received an RF1, multi-year funded award, from the NIH.  The award is for the project titled “Tau-induced astrocyte senescence in Alzheimer’s disease.”




Congratulations to graduate student Andy Banh on his F31 award!

August 6, 2020

Andy Banh has received the NIH F31 Fellowship (Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award).  He is a graduate student in the lab of Veronica Galvan, PhD.




Congratulations to Grace Lee, PharmD, PhD, on her NIH K23 award

May 21, 2020

Dr. Grace Lee has received a K23 award from the NIH for her project titled “Metformin to improve immunological health and vaccine responses.”  Dr. Lee is an Assistant Professor with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and Adjunct Professor with UT Health San Antonio.  She is a 2017-2019 San Antonio OAIC Scholar […]