2019 Grantees

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • To Be Announced

The Jackson Laboratory

  • Katherine Aird, Penn State University: Investigating the Aging Microenvironment on Ovarian Cancer Biology
  • David Baglietto-Vargas, University of California, Irvine: Age-associated changes in the white adipose cells
  • Cintia De Paiva, Baylor University: Identifying Age-Related Changes in Molecular Signatures in Aged T Regulatory Cells
  • Chung-Ping Liao, UT Southwestern: The mechanism of aging-induced hair graying and hair loss in mammal
  • Rupa Sridharan, University of Wisconsin: Determining the epigenetic determinants of cellular aging
  • Chia Shan Wu, Texas A&M University: Effects of dietary soluble fiber supplementation on fecal microbiome and metabolome in aging mice

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Melissa Harris, University of Alabama at Birmingham: Using melanocyte stem cells to address the role of quiescence in reduced stem cell function with age
  • Dudley William Lamming, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Regulation of central metabolism by calories and fasting
  • Merry-Lynn McDonald, University of Alabama at Birmingham: Mitochondrial Function, Sarcopenia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Orian Shirihai, David Geffen School of Medicine: Testing the methods for measuring mitochondrial function in frozen-thawed mononuclear cells and platelets
  • Quihong Li, University of Florida, and Patricia Jumbo-Lucioni, Samford University: Establishing the methodological basis for a high throughput screening of genetically modified probiotics in aging and Alzheimer’s disease models

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

  • To Be Announced

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

  • To Be Announced

The University of Washington

  • To Be Announced