September 21, 2021
David Gius, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $1.6 million UT System Faculty STARs award to support his research on aging and breast cancer. The award will be used to purchase equipment to conduct more in-depth experiments in his laboratory at the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Dr. Gius said […]
Congratulations to Drs. Qiu and Palavicini on their recent publication in Molecular Neurodegeneration!
September 15, 2021
Shulan Qiu, PhD, and Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD are co-first authors on their recently published paper in Molecular Neurodegeneration titled “Adult-onset CNS myelin sulfatide deficiency is sufficient to cause Alzheimer’s disease-like neuroinflammation and cognitive impairment”. By: Shulan Qiu*, Juan Pablo Palavicini*, Jianing Wang, Nancy S. Gonzalez, Sijia He, Elizabeth Dustin, Cheng Zou, Lin Ding, Anindita Bhattacharjee, […]
Congratulations to Dr. Nelson on being elected as president of the Gerontological Society of America!
August 30, 2021
James F. Nelson, PhD has been elected by the 5500-member Gerontological Society of America to serve as its President in 2023 (Vice President in 2022). Dr. Masoro was the first individual from UTHSCSA to hold this position. Biographical Sketch: James F. Nelson, PhD, is Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology and the Barshop Institute for […]
August 27, 2021
Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD has received an award from the Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG) program for the project titled “PLCG2 AD variants in microglial lipid metabolism and calcium signaling“. 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 […]
July 8, 2021
The paper is titled “Insulin Resistance in Skeletal Muscle Selectively Protects the Heart in Response to Metabolic Stress” by Dandan Jia, Jun Zhang, Xueling Liu, John-Paul Andersen, Zhenjun Tian, Jia Nie, and Yuguang Shi. Dr. Shi is the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Distinguished Chair in Metabolic Biology and a Professor with the Department […]
June 22, 2021
The paper, titled “The treatment of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction inpersons with spinal cord injury: An open label, pilot study ofanticholinergic agent vs. mirabegron to evaluate cognitive impactand efficacy” has been accepted for publication in the journal Spinal Cord Series and Cases. This paper is the culmination of a San Antonio Claude D. Pepper […]
June 1, 2021
Congratulations to our recent PhD graduates! John-Paul Andersen: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Physiology and Pharmacology Mentor: Roger Shi, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology Eric Baeuerle: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Biology of Aging Mentor: Nicolas Musi, MD, Professor of Medicine Adrian Beckmann: PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Discipline: Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular […]
May 27, 2021
Lizhen Chen, PhD has been selected to receive the Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Award. 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 Medicine.
May 27, 2021
The paper, titled “Cardiolipin Remodeling by ALCAT1 Links Hypoxia to Coronary Artery Disease by Promoting Mitochondrial Dysfunction” has been accepted for publication in the journal Molecular Therapy. Dr. Shi is a Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Pharmacology, and is the Joe R. and […]
May 21, 2021
Congratulations to Integrated Biomedical Sciences PhD candidate John-Paul Andersen for the successful defense of his PhD Thesis. (Soon to be) Dr. Andersen’s thesis was titled “Pathological Cardiolipin Remodeling Through ALCAT1 Contributes to Mitochondrial Dysfunction Associated with Telomere Shortening.” He is a PhD candidate in the lab of Yuguang Shi, PhD.