February 22, 2022
Dr. Masahiro Morita has received a $1.05 million CPRIT award for his project titled “Organelle communication during transition from fatty liver to hepatocellular carcinoma.” Dr. Morita is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and an investigator with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Read more in the […]
January 7, 2022
The paper is titled “Restoration of Mitophagy Ameliorates Cardiomyopathy in Barth Syndrome” by Jun Zhang, Xueling Liu, Jia Nie, and Yuguang Shi. Dr. Zhang is an Instructor/Research in the lab of Dr. Yuguang Shi with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Pharmacology. Abstract: Barth syndrome (BTHS) […]
Congratulations to Roger Shi, PhD on his co-author publication in The Journal of Clinical Investigation!
December 16, 2021
The paper is titled “LRG1 is an adipokine that mediates obesity-induced hepatosteatosis and insulin resistance” by Sijia He, Jiyoon Ryu, Juanhong Liu, Hairong Luo, Ying Lv, Paul R Langlais, Jie Wen, Feng Dong, Zhe Sun, Wenjuan Xia, Jane L Lynch, Ravindranath Duggirala, Bruce J Nicholson, Mengwei Zang, Yuguang Shi, Fang Zhang, Feng Liu, Juli Bai, […]
December 14, 2021
By Michael Seringer When Francisco Cigarroa, MD, first became president of UT Health San Antonio in 2000, a community and business leader called him with a new idea. “Sam Barshop [founder of La Quinta Inns, Inc. and former Regent of UT System] calls me up and says, ‘I have this great idea. You need to […]
December 13, 2021
Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD is first author on the recently published paper in Frontiers in Physiology titled “The Insulin-Sensitizer Pioglitazone Remodels Adipose Tissue Phospholipids in Humans.” Dr. Palavicini is an Assistant Professor/Research with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes in the Joe […]
Congratulations to Bess Frost, PhD and the Frost Lab on their publication in Progress in Neurobiology!
October 21, 2021
The paper is titled “Pathogenic tau accelerates aging-associated activation of transposable elements in the mouse central nervous systems” by Paulino Ramirez, Gabrielle Zuniga, Wenyan Sun, Adrian Beckmann, Elizabeth Ochoa, Sarah L. DeVos, Bradley Hyman, Gabriel Chiu, Ethan R. Roy, Wei Cao, Miranda Orr, Virginie Buggia-Prevot, William J. Ray, and Bess Frost. Dr. Frost is an […]
UT Health Science Center San Antonio among group tapped by NIH to map senescent ‘zombie’ cells in the body
October 20, 2021
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 20, 2021) — Researchers nationwide, including a team from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, are embarking on a massive effort to learn the locations and roles of senescent “zombie” cells in humans. The health science center is part of a multi-institution group selected by the National Institutes […]
September 22, 2021
The 9th edition of the Handbook of the Biology of Aging was edited by Peter Hornsby, PhD and Nicolas Musi, MD and is now published (Elsevier, 2021). The handbook is a major publication that brings together state of the art reviews on all aspects of the biology of aging and its implications for therapies in […]
September 21, 2021
Lizhen Chen, PhD has received an R01 from the NIH for her project titled “Neuronal microtubule regulation and aging.” 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 […]
Congratulations to Dr. Solis-Herrera on her diabetes research funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation!
September 21, 2021
Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, assistant professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is the recipient of the prestigious 2021 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) Clinical Scientist Development Award. Dr. Solis-Herrera’s innovative and high-impact research focuses on sodium-glucose transport protein 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, a class of medications used to treat […]