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Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates!

June 1, 2021

Congratulations to our recent PhD graduates! John-Paul Andersen: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Physiology and Pharmacology Mentor: Roger Shi, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology Eric Baeuerle: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Biology of Aging Mentor: Nicolas Musi, MD, Professor of Medicine Adrian Beckmann: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular […]



Congratulations to Lizhen Chen, PhD on her Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Award!

May 27, 2021

Lizhen Chen, PhD has been selected to receive the Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Award.  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. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.




Congratulations to Roger Shi, PhD on his upcoming publication in Molecular Therapy!

May 27, 2021

The paper, titled “Cardiolipin Remodeling by ALCAT1 Links Hypoxia to Coronary Artery Disease by Promoting Mitochondrial Dysfunction” has been accepted for publication in the journal Molecular Therapy.  Dr. Shi is a Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Pharmacology, and is the Joe R. and […]




Congratulations to John-Paul Andersen for his successful defense!

May 21, 2021

Congratulations to Integrated Biomedical Sciences PhD candidate John-Paul Andersen for the successful defense of his PhD Thesis.  (Soon to be) Dr. Andersen’s thesis was titled “Pathological Cardiolipin Remodeling Through ALCAT1 Contributes to Mitochondrial Dysfunction Associated with Telomere Shortening.”  He is a PhD candidate in the lab of Yuguang Shi, PhD.




Congratulations to Jonathan Dorigatti on his publication in GeroScience!

May 3, 2021

Jonathan Dorigatti’s paper, titled “Beta-guanidinopropionic acid has age-specific effects on markers of health and function in mice“, has been accepted for publication in the journal GeroScience.  Jonathan is a PhD candidate in the Biology of Aging discipline in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD, who has recently successfully defended his PhD thesis.




Congratulations to Jonathan Dorigatti for his successful defense!

April 26, 2021

Congratulations to Biology of Aging PhD candidate Jonathan Dorigatti for the successful defense of his PhD Thesis.  (Soon to be) Dr. Dorigatti’s thesis was titled “AGE SPECIFIC EFFECTS OF BETA GUANIDINOPROPIONIC ACID ON HEALTHSPAN AND ITS POTENTIAL AS AN AGING THERAPUTIC.”  He is a PhD candidate in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD.




Congratulations to Daniel Adekunbi, PhD on his upcoming publication in GeroScience!

April 21, 2021

Dr. Adekunbi’s paper, titled “Age and sex modify cellular proliferation responses to oxidative stress and glucocorticoid challenges in baboon cells”, has been accepted for publication in the journal GeroScience.  Dr. Adekunbi is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD.




Congratulations to Veronica Galvan, PhD on her upcoming publication in JNeurosci!

March 23, 2021

The paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuroscience.  The paper has also been selected as “noteworthy” and will be featured as highlighted research in the journal’s webpage and in all their social media streams and digital communications.




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. […]