Nathan Shock Centers News Archive

July 2019

UAB Newsletter - July 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for July 2019....

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June 2019

What Opossums Can Teach Us About Why We Age

Research from NSC Co-PI and UAB NSC Director Steven Austad....

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Exercise Staves off Diet-Related Brain Damage in Mice

Research from the team of The Jackson Laboratory NSC Pilot Grantee Gareth Howell....

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Big Data and Aging Mechanisms

Genome sequencing research in collaboration with The Jackson Laboratory Nathan Shock Center on the Biology of Aging....

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May 2019

Thwarting A Protein Reverses Brain Decline in Aged Mice

A Scientific American article features NSC Pilot Grantee Dena Dubal commenting on research into the relationship between blood and cognitive dysfunction....

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‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging

AP article on senescent cells featuring Einstein NSC Director Nir Barzilai and NSC Pilot Grantee Laura Niedernhofer....

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ADORE website, videos are new tools for Alzheimer's research recruitment

A blog post from the NIA's Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers Program Nina Silverberg....

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Teaching San Antonio researchers to turn brain power into market power

NSC Pilot Grantee Bess Frost is leading a research team testing a drug to treat AD in fruit fly models....

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UAB Newsletter - May 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for May 2019....

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Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Einstein NSC Associate Director Ana Maria Cuervo has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)....

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April 2019

Seeking alternative animal models for Alzheimer’s disease

A blog post from the NIA's Health Scientist Administrator of the Division of Aging Biology Manuel Moro....

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One Day There May Be a Drug to Turbocharge the Brain. Who Should Get It?

A New York Times story featuring the research of NSC Pilot Grantee Dena Dubal....

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UAB Newsletter - April 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for April 2019....

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March 2019

New opportunities for emerging scientists: AREA and REAP programs

A blog from NIA Senior Scientific Advisor Rene Etcheberrigaray describing the new NIH Research Enhancement (R15) Award program....

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What Biology Tells Us About Gender and Longevity

An editorial from NSC Co-PI and UAB NSC Director Steven Austad, highlighting research from NSC Pilot Grantees Dena Dubal and Dudley Lamming....

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Williams Prize for 2018 Winner Announced

Nathan Shock Centers Director Steve Austad was one of the authors of the paper selected for this award....

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New OMRF findings shed light on maintaining muscle as we age

New findings from Oklahoma NSC Co-Director Holly Van Remmen and NSC Pilot Grantee Bumsoo Ahn show that processes thought to cause muscle loss actually do...

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UAB Newsletter - March 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for March 2019....

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February 2019

A cell-killing strategy to slow aging passed its first test this year

UT San Antonio NSC Core Leader Nicolas Musi was involved in this recent trial of senolytics....

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OMRF researcher tagged to lead international group

Oklahoma NSC Co-Director Holly Van Remmen has been named president-elect of the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine. ...

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The Unexpected Advantages of Outbred Mice in Research

The Jackson Laboratory Nathan Shock Center has worked on developing and studying diversity outbred (DO) mice to create research options that parallel or exceed human...

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UAB Newsletter - February 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for February 2019....

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January 2019

Last Year’s Research on Aging Hints at What Lies Ahead

An article from Nathan Shock Centers Director Steven Austad, PhD on recent advancements in aging research....

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Why Some People Have Longevity Genes and Others Don’t

An interview with Albert Einstein College of Medicine NSC Director Nir Barzilai for the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging's Longevity Innovators series....

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First-in-human trial of senolytic drugs encouraging

Small pilot study involving UT San Antonio NSC Core Leader Nicolas Musi points to feasibility of larger trials in age-related diseases....

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Human Drug Trial In San Antonio Offers Hope To Those With Age-Related Diseases

UT Health San Antonio NSC Core Leader Nicolas Musi co-wrote the manuscript for this senolytics trial....

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Geroscience: The intersection of basic aging biology, chronic disease, and health

An update from the NIA on recent developments in the field of Geroscience. ...

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Nir Barzilai, M.D.: How to tame aging

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine NSC Director Nir Barzilai is featured on "The Peter Attia Drive" podcast....

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Harnessing Genetic Complexity to Enhance Translatability of Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Models: A Path toward Precision Medicine

A new paper on genetic diversity in mouse models of AD from Jackson Lab NSC Pilot Grantee Catherine Kaczorowski....

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UAB Newsletter - January 2019

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for January 2019....

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Cooler temperatures may affect lifespan

Research by NSC Pilot Grantee Kristin Gribble found that the relationship between lower temperature and lifespan is likely actively controlled by specific genes....

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A Better Mouse: Using Genetic Diversity to Accelerate Alzheimer's Disease Research

Research lead by Jackson Lab NSC Pilot Grantee Catherine Kaczorowski creates more genetically diverse mice to improve mouse models of AD....

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Better mouse model built to enable precision-medicine research for Alzheimer's

Research lead by Jackson Lab NSC Pilot Grantee Catherine Kaczorowski shows that introducing genetic diversity improves translatability in mouse models of AD....

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Tips for minimizing age-related muscle loss

Part two of a two-part interview with Oklahoma NSC Director Holly van Remmen....

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Major research is being done with age-related muscle loss

Part one of a two-part interview with Oklahoma NSC Director Holly van Remmen....

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This is why we need to start treating ageing as a disease

Einstein NSC Director Nir Barzilai in Wired Magazine on advances in aging research and the Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) trial....

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December 2018

Hibernating Bears Provide Clues for Kidney Regeneration

The Jackson Laboratory NSC Co-Director Ron Korstanje researches bear kidneys and their function....

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Gene Knockdown Sufficient to Induce Deficits Reminiscent of Aging and Alzheimer's Disease

The research of NSC pilot grantee Catherine Kaczorowski is bringing a better understanding of how to prevent or treat age-related cognitive decline and dementia....

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September 2018

How healthy is the healthspan concept?

UW NSC Director Matt Kaeberlein wrote about the "How healthy is the healthspan concept?" session at the 2018 NSC Summit in Philadelphia....

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June 2018

The Future of Aging

Jackson Lab highlighted their Nathan Shock Center in a profile story on their aging research programs....

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UMN study demonstrates link between social stress and shortened lifespan in mice

NSC Associate Director David Allison, PhD collaborated on a study demonstrating the link between social stress and shortened lifespan in mice...

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UAB Newsletter - June 2018

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for May 2018....

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May 2018

UAB Newsletter - May 2018

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for May 2018....

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March 2018

UAB Newsletter - March 2018

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for March 2018....

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February 2018

UAB Newsletter - February 2018

The Nathan Shock Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shares their comprehensive newsletter for Feb 2018...

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