August 16, 2023
Dr. Frost is an Associate Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, and the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy. She is the holder/manager of the Bartell Zachry Distinguished Professor for Research in Neurodegenerative Disorders. Alzheimer’s disease and related tauopathies: […]
UT Health Newsroom: Study links alcohol-associated liver disease to abnormal cutting and rejoining of molecules
July 26, 2023
Original story: UT Health San Antonio Newsroom Splicing deregulation is potential drug target and diagnostic tool Alcohol consumption is a major cause of chronic liver disease. The disease, which has devastating consequences, progresses through stages of hepatitis (inflammation), fibrosis (scarring) and cirrhosis (severe scarring). Advanced disease increases the risk of developing liver cancer, and some […]
July 25, 2023
Dr. Zang is a Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Molecular Medicine. She is the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Chair in Research and the Associate Director of the MD/PhD Program at UT Health San Antonio. Importantly, this paper has established a fruitful collaboration with esteemed […]
July 3, 2023
Kevin Thyne, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Sexually dimorphic effects of methionine sulfoxide reductase A (MsrA) on murine longevity and health span during methionine restriction Kevin M. Thyne & Adam B. Salmon Geroscience. 2023 Jun 30. […]
Congratulations to Kristi Dietert on winning the Walter R. Nicolai Award at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association!
June 15, 2023
Kristi Dietert won the Walter R. Nicolai Award for best graduate student presentation at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association. Through the generosity of the Paul F. Glenn Foundation, a prize was established in 1982 in the name of Walter Nicolai, (a long-time board member of AGE who was killed in a […]
May 10, 2023
Dr. Shi’s project, “Cardiolipin Remodeling in Alzheimer’s Disease,” has been awarded an R01 grant by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Shi is a Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Pharmacology. He is also the Joe R. and […]
May 10, 2023
Dr. Shangang Zhao has received a one year Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Pilot Award from the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund. This award will allow Dr. Zhao to further develop his project in metabolism and aging. Dr. Zhao is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and an investigator with […]
April 21, 2023
Original story: UT Health San Antonio Newsroom Doctoral student’s research suggests difficulty of translating longevity interventions from lower species to mammals Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, email@example.com SAN ANTONIO (April 21, 2023) — If a drug extends the life span of worms or flies, is it likely to do the same in mice? Not typically based […]
Congratulations to Yuguang Shi, PhD on his R01 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases!
April 19, 2023
Dr. Shi’s project, “Cellular mechanisms of NLRP3 activation by ALCAT1 in diet-induced obesity,” has been awarded an R01 grant by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Shi is a Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the […]
Congratulations to Zach Uttke for winning best basic science poster at the Long School of Medicine Research Day!
April 18, 2023
Zach Uttke is an MD/PhD student in the UT Heath San Antonio MSTP program. Zach worked as a Student Research Associate in the Frost lab prior to starting with our MSTP program and will join the Frost lab full time once he begins his PhD in the Biology of Aging program. Zach is currently investigating […]