9 Nov 2014 Southwest Reasearch Institute Collaborates with the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center to Test α-Linoleic Acid (ALA) and its Effects on Aging

A research group at Southwest Research Institute was interested in testing whether α-linoleic acid (ALA) had effects on aging based upon their experiments showing […]

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31 Oct 2014 Administrative and Program Enrichment Core Statistical Component

The statistical component of the administration core is lead by Dr. Jonathan Gelfond and has contributed to multi-institutional collaborations and has projected its capability to the aging research community through analytical tools.

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31 Oct 2014 Introducing Our Newest Core: Bioanalytical Pharmacology and Drug Evaluation Core

The important and significant discovery in 2009 that the drug rapamycin extended longevity in a mammal (BL6 mice) and that drugs can be used to study mechanisms of aging has required the development of early stage research design procedures to[…]

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31 Oct 2014 Examining Various Aspects of Age-related Changes in Physiology in the Naked Mole-Rat

Dr. Rochelle Buffenstein of the Aging Animal Models and Longevity Assessment Core and her team have continued to examine various aspects of age-related changes in physiology in the naked mole-rat and within the past 5 years have discovered some significant breakthroughs.

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1 Sep 2014 Research Development Core – 2014-2015 Pilot Grant Awardees

The Research Development Core would like to congratulate our 2014-2015 Pilot Grant Awardees! Martin Paukert, M.D. and Pei Wang, Ph.D. have been selected to receive Pilot Grants from the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Research Development Core.

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