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Congratulations to Jonathan Dorigatti on his publication in GeroScience!

May 3, 2021

Jonathan Dorigatti’s paper, titled “Beta-guanidinopropionic acid has age-specific effects on markers of health and function in mice“, has been accepted for publication in the journal GeroScience.  Jonathan is a PhD candidate in the Biology of Aging discipline in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD, who has recently successfully defended his PhD thesis.




Congratulations to Jonathan Dorigatti for his successful defense!

April 26, 2021

Congratulations to Biology of Aging PhD candidate Jonathan Dorigatti for the successful defense of his PhD Thesis.  (Soon to be) Dr. Dorigatti’s thesis was titled “AGE SPECIFIC EFFECTS OF BETA GUANIDINOPROPIONIC ACID ON HEALTHSPAN AND ITS POTENTIAL AS AN AGING THERAPUTIC.”  He is a PhD candidate in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD.




Congratulations to Daniel Adekunbi, PhD on his upcoming publication in GeroScience!

April 21, 2021

Dr. Adekunbi’s paper, titled “Age and sex modify cellular proliferation responses to oxidative stress and glucocorticoid challenges in baboon cells”, has been accepted for publication in the journal GeroScience.  Dr. Adekunbi is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD.




Congratulations to Veronica Galvan, PhD on her upcoming publication in JNeurosci!

March 23, 2021

The paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuroscience.  The paper has also been selected as “noteworthy” and will be featured as highlighted research in the journal’s webpage and in all their social media streams and digital communications.




Congratulations to Xianlin Han, PhD on his RF1 award!

March 8, 2021

Dr. Han has received an RF1, multi-year funded award, from the NIH.  The award is for the project titled “Sulfatide deficiency: A novel mechanism leading to reactive astrogliosis in aging and Alzheimer’s disease.”




Congratulations to Lizhen Chen, PhD on her R01!

January 29, 2021

Lizhen Chen, PhD has received an R01 from the NIH for her project titled “The role of CELF2 and its genetic variants in Alzheimer’s disease.”  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. […]



UT Health Newsroom: PREVENTABLE trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.

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 […]



Congratulations to David Guis, MD, PhD on his R01!

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.




Congratulations to B.S. Kasinath, MD on his publication in JCI Insight!

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 […]




Congratulations to Paul Hasty, DVM on his publication in Cell Reports!

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 […]