Central to the principal objective of the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center: to facilitate development and characterization of mammalian models in which aging has been delayed in order to identify the causes of aging.
Serves investigators in the fields of aging and age-related diseases nationwide. The services and expertise we provide help investigators at all stages of their careers, from early stage to senior scientists.
Supports the overall mission of the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center to enable research that aims to expand our understanding of mechanisms of aging and of age-associated disease.
Seeks to expand the scope of research in the basic biology of aging at the university and other institutions in the San Antonio community and to assist in the development of investigators new to the field of aging research for the future needs of biological gerontology.