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Congratulations to Graduate Student Eric Baeuerle for his Research Project Selection

March 25, 2020

Eric Baeuerle is a graduate student in the lab of Nicolas Musi, MD.


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 Angela Olson Dorigatti for her outstanding scientific poster presentation award

February 10, 2020

Angela Olson Dorigatti, a graduate student in the lab of Veronica Galvan, PhD, attended the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) on Thursday, January 30. Her poster, entitled, “Tau-induced astrocyte senescence: A novel mechanism for neuronal dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease” won an award for outstanding scientific poster presentation. This is her 8th conference award […]


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


Dr. Bess Frost receives TAMEST O’Donnell Award in Medicine

January 17, 2020

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy and member of the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at UT Health San Antonio, is the recipient of the Academy of Medicine Engineering and Science of Texas 2020 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Medicine. Dr. Frost receives TAMEST O’Donnell […]


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


Bess Frost, PhD, will be the 2020 recipient of the O’Donnell Award in Medicine

December 6, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Bess Frost, the 2020 recipient of the O’Donnell Award in Medicine. The annual award is given by the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, a group of the state’s 300-plus members of the National Academies. Read the story here.


Congratulations to Dr. Kennedy Mdaki for being selected as the recipient of BS Minority Investigator Travel Award

November 18, 2019

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) selected Dr. Mdaki as the recipient of BS Minority Investigator Travel Award in the amount of $1000.  The award was presented during the annual GSA conference held November 13 – 17, 2019. Kennedy Mdaki, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD.


CPRIT awards $3 million to Emtora Biosciences, formerly called Rapamycin Holdings.

September 3, 2019

Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced funding Aug. 22nd for various UT Health SA researchers and affiliates. “CPRIT also awarded $3 million to Emtora Biosciences, formerly called Rapamycin Holdings. The award is for a clinical trial investigating a formulation of rapamycin called eRapa to treat familial adenomatous polyposis. This is an inherited disorder […]


Congratulations to Angela Olson for receiving the Data Blitz first place award

June 7, 2019

Angela Olson, graduate student in the Veronica Galvan, PhD lab, received the Data Blitz 1st Place Winner award at the 2019 American Aging Association Annual Meeting. This is her 5th award/first place recognition this year.