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Barshop Institute gains NIA award renewals totaling $11 million; funds support translating research discoveries into healthier aging

14 Sep 2020

UT Health San Antonio announced today (Sept. 10) that its Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies gained renewal of two highly competitive center grants awarded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The Pepper and Shock grants, which total $11 million over the next five years, support basic research of the biology of aging and translation of discoveries into human application.

The renewals further cement the Barshop Institute as one of America’s premier centers of aging research.

Barshop Institute gains NIA award renewals totaling $11 million; funds support translating research discoveries into healthier aging