January 21, 2021
Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older? UT Health San Antonio’s Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies announced Nov. 20 that enrollment is open for a new clinical trial called PREVENTABLE. The study will investigate whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called […]
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.
January 5, 2021
The paper is titled “Proximal tubular epithelial insulin receptor mediates high fat diet-induced kidney injury” by Hak Joo Lee, Meenalakshmi M. Mariappan, Luke Norton, Terry Bakewell, Denis Feliers, Sae Byeol Oh, Andrew Donati, Cherubina S. Rubannelsonkumar, Manjeri A. Venkatachalam, Stephen E. Harris, Isabelle Rubera, Michel Tauc, Goutam Ghosh Choudhury, C. Ronald Kahn, Kumar Sharma, Ralph […]
December 23, 2020
TREX2 Exonuclease Causes Spontaneous Mutations and Stress-Induced Replication Fork Defects in Cells Expressing RAD51K133A Jun Ho Ko, Mi Young Son, Qing Zhou, Lucia Molnarova, Lambert Song, Jarmila Mlcouskova, Atis Jekabsons, Cristina Montagna, Lumir Krejci, Paul Hasty Cell Reports. Volume 33, Issue 12, 22 December 2020, 108543. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108543. Summary: DNA damage tolerance (DDT) and homologous […]
November 24, 2020
The paper is titled “Early disruption of nerve mitochondrial and myelin lipid homeostasis in obesity-induced diabetes” by Juan P. Palavicini, Juan Chen, Chunyan Wang, Jianing Wang, Chao Qin, Eric Baeuerle, Xinming Wang, Jung A. Woo, David E. Kang, Nicolas Musi, Jeffrey L. Dupree, and Xianlin Han. Dr. Palavicini is an Assistant Professor/Research with the Sam […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.”