Cellular Senescence Tissue Mapping Center

The Barshop Institute has received NIH designation as a Tissue Mapping site for the Cellular Senescence Network (sennetconsortium.org).  The Barshop is a collaborating center in a $13.5 million NIH award (U54 AG075941) titled the KAPP-Sen Tissue Mapping Collaborative. KAPP is short for kidney, adipose (fat), pancreas and placenta. Coordinating centers are the UConn Center on Aging at UConn Health and Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Conn. Other research collaborators are Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.