Grants


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 […]




Congratulations to Lizhen Chen, PhD, on receiving a Young Investigator Pilot Award

May 7, 2020

The Voelcker Foundation has awarded Dr. Chen a Young Investigator Pilot Award for 1-year and $100,000 as a Principal Investigator.




Congratulations to Adam Salmon, PhD for receiving a VA Merit Grant

February 20, 2020

Dr. Salmon received a VA Merit Grant entitled “mTOR-Mediated Desaturation of Fatty Acids in Hepatic Insulin Resistance.”




Congratulations to Veronica Galvan, PhD for receiving a VA Merit Review Award

February 7, 2020

Dr. Galvan received a VA Merit Review Award, title: Pathogenic Tau Promotes Brain Vascular Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease – $1,100,000




Congratulations to Dr. Jia Nie, she is a 2019 AFAR Grantee

January 17, 2020

Congratulations to Jia Nie, PhD on winning The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging. https://www.afar.org/grantees/years/2019-recipients/#Diamond/AFAR%20Fellows




Congratulations to Dr. Mengwei Zang for receiving NIH R01 and R21 Research Grants

June 7, 2019

Mengwei Zang, MD, PhD, has received R01 and R21 research grants from the NIH.




Congratulations to Bess Frost, PhD for her award from the Owens Foundation

May 6, 2019

Dr. Bess Frost was awarded a grant from the William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation, which was funded for $100,000. Congratulations to Dr. Frost.




Congratulations to Veronica Galvan, PhD for her award from the Owens Foundation

May 6, 2019

Dr. Veronica Galvan was awarded a grant from the William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation, which was funded for $78,017.  Congratulations to Dr. Galvan.