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Congratulations to Dr. Nicolas Musi for his publication in PLOS ONE

Effects of intravenous AICAR (5-aminoimidazole-4-carboximide riboside) administration on insulin signaling and resistance in premature baboons, Papio sp. Blanco CL, Gastaldelli A, Anzueto DG, Winter LA, Seidner SR, McCurnin DC, Liang H, Javors MA, DeFronzo RA, Musi N PLoS one. 2018 Dec 12;13(12):e0208757. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208757. eCollection 2018. Abstract: Premature baboons exhibit peripheral insulin resistance and impaired […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Nicolas Musi for his publication in The Journals of Gerontology

NFκB Regulates Muscle Development and Mitochondrial Function. Valentine JM, Li ME, Shoelson SE, Zhang N, Reddick RL, Musi N J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Nov 13. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly262. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: NFκB is a transcription factor that controls immune and inflammatory signaling pathways. In skeletal muscle, NFκB has been implicated […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan, President-Elect-Elect of AGE

Dr. Galvan has been recently elected as President-Elect-Elect of the American Aging Association (AGE)! She will be organizing the 50th Annual Meeting and Anniversary Celebration of AGE in San Antonio in 2021.

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Congratulations to Dr. Bess Frost for her publication in Aging Cell

Tau‐induced nuclear envelope invagination causes a toxic accumulation of mRNA in Drosophila Cornelison GL, Levy SA, Jenson T, Frost B Aging Cell. 2018 Nov 9:e12847. doi: 10.1111/acel.12847. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: The nucleus is a spherical dual-membrane bound organelle that encapsulates genomic DNA. In eukaryotes, messenger RNAs (mRNA) are transcribed in the nucleus and […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Balakuntalam Kasinath for his publication in The Journals of Gerontology

Marmoset as a model to study kidney changes associated with aging. Lee HJ, Gonzalez O, Dick EJ Jr, Donati A, Feliers D, Goutam Ghosh C, Ross C, Venkatachalam M, Tardif SD, Kasinath BS J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly237. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1093/gerona/gly237 Abstract: We evaluated whether […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Balakuntalam Kasinath for his publication in Geroscience

Hydrogen sulfide ameliorates aging-associated changes in the kidney. Lee HJ, Feliers D, Barnes JL, Oh S, Choudhury GG2, Diaz V, Galvan V, Strong R, Nelson J, Salmon A, Kevil CG, Kasinath BS Geroscience. 2018 Apr;40(2):163-176. doi: 10.1007/s11357-018-0018-y. Epub 2018 May 1. PMCID: PMC5964063 Abstract: Aging is associated with replacement of normal kidney parenchyma by fibrosis. […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Mengwei Zang for her publication in Hepatology

DEP domain-containing mTOR-interacting protein suppresses lipogenesis and ameliorates hepatic steatosis and acute-on-chronic liver injury in alcoholic liver disease Chen H, Shen F, Sherban A, Nocon A, Li Y, Wang H, Xu MJ, Rui X, Han J, Jiang B, Lee D, Li N, Keyhani-Nejad F, Fan JG, Liu F, Kamat A, Musi N, Guarente L, Pacher […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Miranda Orr for her publication in Aging Cell

Tau protein aggregation is associated with cellular senescence in the brain. Musi N, Valentine JM, Sickora KR, Baeuerle E, Thompson CS, Shen Q, Orr ME Aging Cell. 2018 Aug 20:e12840. doi: 10.1111/acel.12840. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: Tau protein accumulation is the most common pathology among degenerative brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), progressive supranuclear […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Yuji Ikeno for his publication in Geroscience

Thioredoxin overexpression in both the cytosol and mitochondria accelerates age-related disease and shortens lifespan in male C57BL/6 mice. Cunningham GM, Flores LC, Roman MG, Cheng C, Dube S, Allen C, Valentine JM, Hubbard GB, Bai Y, Saunders TL, Ikeno Y Geroscience. 2018 Aug 18. doi: 10.1007/s11357-018-0039-6. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: To investigate the role […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan for her publication in American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology

Inhibition of mTOR protects the blood-brain barrier in models of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular cognitive impairment. Van Skike CE, Jahrling JB, Olson AB, Sayre NL, Hussong SA, Ungvari Z, Lechleiter JD, Galvan V Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Apr 1;314(4):H693-H703. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00570.2017. Epub 2017 Dec 22. Abstract: An intact blood-brain barrier (BBB) limits […]

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