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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11 Aug 2015 Congratulations to Faculty and Staff on the renewal of the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center

By Will Sansom One of the world’s premier aging research centers—the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the Health Science Center— is getting a multimillion-dollar boost from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to expand studies on aging and how to improve health throughout life, leaders announced today. The Barshop Institute is named […]

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27 Jul 2015 Fountain of youth? S.A. scientists testing breakthrough aging drug

Local news station Kens5 recently ran a story about the studies being conducted at the Barshop Institute and UT Health Science Center at San Antonio with the drug rapamycin. Click here to watch this story.

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