Congratulations to Claira Sohn on her first-author publication in Frontiers in Aging!
March 27, 2023
Claira Sohn is a PhD student in the Biology of Aging discipline of the Integrated BioMedical Sciences program in the lab of Bess Frost, PhD with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Claira earned her undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University where she worked to synthesize self-assembling peptides to create […]
Congratulations to Michael Bene on his publication in Geroscience!
January 17, 2023
Michael Bene is an Integrated Biomedical Sciences PhD student in the lab of Adam Salmon, PhD with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Mike’s work used the existing literature to test the question: if a longevity intervention works in worms or flies does that suggest success in extending lifespan in […]
Congratulations to Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD and Xianlin Han, PhD on their recent publication in International Journal of Molecular Sciences!
January 17, 2023
Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD is the co-first author and Xianlin Han, PhD is the corresponding author on the recently published paper in International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Dr. Palavicini is an Assistant Professor/Research and Dr. Han is a Professor, both with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department […]
UT Health Newsroom: Inflammatory trigger a new clue in Alzheimer’s
January 6, 2023
Original story: UT Health San Antonio Newsroom Researchers discover toxic process involving ‘jumping genes’ Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 6, 2023) — Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is elevated […]
Congratulations to Bess Frost, PhD and the Frost Lab on their publication in Science Advances!
January 6, 2023
The paper is titled “Pathogenic tau–induced transposable element–derived dsRNA drives neuroinflammation” by Elizabeth Ochoa, Paulino Ramirez, Elias Gonzalez, Jasmine De Mange, William J. Ray, Kevin F. Bieniek, and Bess Frost. Dr. Frost is an Associate Professor with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and […]
SciTechDaily: Newly Discovered Cluster of Genes Increases Longevity
November 29, 2022
Original story: SciTechDaily The NIA Interventions Testing Program, which included UT Health San Antonio, worked with counterparts in Switzerland and Tennessee. The Interventions Testing Program, which is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), has reported the finding of numerous candidate genes that influence longevity. The three Interventions Testing Program sites—The University of Texas […]
Congratulations to Nicolas Musi, MD on his publication in JCI!
September 30, 2022
Dr. Nicolas Musi is a Professor in the Division of Diabetes, Department of Medicine, Long School of Medicine and the Director of the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Effect of acute TLR4 inhibition on insulin resistance in human subjects Hanyu Liang, Nattapol Sathavarodom, Claudia Colmenares, Jonathan Gelfond, Sara E Espinoza, […]
Congratulations to Manpreet Semwal, PhD on her first author publication in PNAS!
September 26, 2022
Dr. Semwal is an Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the lab of Dr. Nicolas Musi with the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. Redox status regulates autophagy in thymic stromal cells and promotes T cell tolerance Manpreet K Semwal, Allison K Hester, Yangming Xiao, Chioma Udeaja, Sergio Cepeda, John S Verschelde 2nd, […]
Congratulations to Roger Shi, PhD on his publication in Molecular Metabolism!
June 28, 2022
The paper is titled “Pharmacological inhibition of ALCAT1 mitigates amyotrophic lateral sclerosis by attenuating SOD1 protein aggregation” by Xueling Liu, Jun Zhang, Jie Li, Chengjie Song, and Yuguang Shi. Dr. Shi is the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Distinguished Chair in Metabolic Biology and a Professor with the Department of Pharmacology and the Sam […]
Congratulations to Roger Shi, PhD on his publication in Cells!
June 12, 2022
The paper is titled “In Search of the Holy Grail: Toward a Unified Hypothesis on Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Age-related Diseases” by Jun Zhang and Yuguang Shi. Dr. Shi is the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Distinguished Chair in Metabolic Biology and a Professor with the Department of Pharmacology and the Sam and Ann Barshop […]