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Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan for her publication in American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology

August 25, 2018

Inhibition of mTOR protects the blood-brain barrier in models of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular cognitive impairment. Van Skike CE, Jahrling JB, Olson AB, Sayre NL, Hussong SA, Ungvari Z, Lechleiter JD, Galvan V Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Apr 1;314(4):H693-H703. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00570.2017. Epub 2017 Dec 22. Abstract: An intact blood-brain barrier (BBB) limits […]


The Source: UT Health Barshop Institute Battles Consequences Of Aging

August 24, 2018

“Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean you have to deal with problems related to old age. Some of the world’s leading research on how to fight the consequences of aging is happening here in San Antonio at UT Health’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. What have researchers and scientists discovered about treating […]


Abnormal gene copying seen in tauopathy fruit fly models

August 23, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Bess Frost on her new publication in Nature Neuroscience, “Pathogenic tau-induced piRNA depletion promotes neuronal death through transposable element dysregulation in neurodegenerative tauopathies.” The Frost laboratory studies fundamental processes in cell biology that drive neurodegeneration and employs a multi-system approach to rapidly identify, test, and validate hypotheses. The study, which was spearheaded […]