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7 Jun 2019 Congratulations to Dr. Mengwei Zang for receiving an NIH R01 Research Grant

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.

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12 Apr 2019 Funding of the Biology of Aging Training Program

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 […]

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15 Feb 2019 Congratulations to Dr. Randy Strong on his VA Merit Review Award

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

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14 Dec 2018 Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Galvan, President-Elect-Elect of AGE

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.

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1 Feb 2016 2016 Pilot Grant Program: Call for Proposals

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 […]

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

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 […]

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28 Oct 2015 San Antonio Pepper Center launches brand new website

Launched in 2015, the San Antonio Older Americans Independence Center (San Antonio OAIC) represents the next step in UTHSCSA’s evolution as a leader in aging research and healthcare for older people. The SA OAIC is is housed in the Center for Healthy Aging of the School of Medicine and the San Antonio Geriatric Research, Education […]

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