May 6, 2019
Dr. Bess Frost was awarded a grant from the William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation, which was funded for $100,000. Congratulations to Dr. Frost.
May 6, 2019
Dr. Veronica Galvan was awarded a grant from the William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation, which was funded for $78,017. Congratulations to Dr. Galvan.
April 12, 2019
The NIA-funded T32 Training Program on Biology of Aging (PI: Nicolas Musi) has been successfully renewed for 5 more years. The focus of the program is on Basic and Translational Geroscience. The Program funds 4 predoctoral and 4 postdoctoral positions. For more information on the program and the application process please email Debra Siller at […]
Congratulations to Nicolas Musi, MD for being elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation
April 8, 2019
Congratulations to Nicolas Musi, MD for being elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation – ASCI https://www.the-asci.org/. Pictured: Dr. Dale Abel, President of the Endocrine Society, Dr. Rex Ahima, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Dr. Nicolas Musi.
April 3, 2019
Wenyan Sun, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bess Frost, PhD lab, has received a BrightFocus postdoctoral fellowship award. Postdoctoral fellowship awards from the BrightFocus Foundation are intended for young researchers in their final stages of mentored training. These awards fund projects in an established laboratory that will serve as the basis for the applicant’s […]
February 15, 2019
Dr. Strong received a VA Merit Review Award, title: Detoxification of Biogenic Aldehydes in Parkinson’s Disease – $650,000.
February 4, 2019
Rapamycin and Alzheimer’s disease: Time for a clinical trial? Kaeberlein M, Galvan V Sci Transl Med. 2019 Jan 23;11(476). pii: eaar4289. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aar4289. Abstract: The drug rapamycin has beneficial effects in a number of animal models of neurodegeneration and aging including mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Despite its compelling preclinical record, no clinical trials have […]
February 4, 2019
Microtubule regulators act in the nervous system to modulate fat metabolism and longevity through DAF‐16 in C. elegans. Aiping Xu, Zhao Zhang, Su‐Hyuk Ko, Alfred L. Fisher, Zhijie Liu, Lizhen Chen Aging Cell. 14 January 2019. doi: 10.1111/acel.12884. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract: Microtubule (MT) regulation is involved in both neuronal function and the maintenance […]
January 22, 2019
Dr. Frost was recognized as a Junior Research Scholar. https://news.uthscsa.edu/congratulations-to-the-2019-presidential-awards-winners/
December 19, 2018
Long-term treatment with the mTOR inhibitor rapamycin has minor effect on clinical laboratory markers in middle-aged marmosets. Sills AM, Artavia JM, DeRosa BD, Ross CN, Salmon AB American Journal of Primatology. 2018 Oct 12:e22927. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22927. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract: Interventions to extend lifespan and improve health with increasing age would have significant impact […]