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Congratulations to Dr. Mengwei Zang for receiving an NIH R01 Research Grant

June 7, 2019

Mengwei Zang, MD, PhD, has received a 2-year R01 research grant from the NIH to support the accumulation of additional data for her research. The award will provide approximately $200,000 a year for 2 years.


Funding of the Biology of Aging Training Program

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 Dr. Randy Strong on his VA Merit Review Award

February 15, 2019

Dr. Strong received a VA Merit Review Award, title: Detoxification of Biogenic Aldehydes in Parkinson’s Disease – $650,000.


Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan, President-Elect-Elect of AGE

December 14, 2018

Dr. Galvan has been recently elected as President-Elect-Elect of the American Aging Association (AGE)! She will be organizing the 50th Annual Meeting and Anniversary Celebration of AGE in San Antonio in 2021.





2016 Pilot Grant Program: Call for Proposals

February 1, 2016

2016 Pilot Grant Program of the Barshop Institute Deadline: April 15, 2016 The Barshop Institute is seeking small grant proposals in aging research from UTHSCSA, UTSA, and Texas Biomedical Research Institute faculty. Funds are available for research on basic biological gerontology through the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, a […]


2015 Barshop Symposium on Aging “Metabolism and Aging: From Molecular Physiology to Systems Biology”

November 1, 2015

Set at the beautiful Mayan Ranch in Bandera, TX, researchers, fellows and students in aging research traveled from all over the country to spend a few days at one of the most unique and immersive conferences in aging. The 2015 Barshop Symposium on Aging focused on the topic of metabolism from the basic research sciences […]