Nathan Shock Centers News Archive

March 2019

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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OMRF discovers potential therapy for age-related muscle loss

Research by Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center Director Holly Van Remmen finds possible treatment for sarcopenia....

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Career development award pay lines are posted!

A blog post from the NIA's Director of the Division of Extramural Activities Robin Barr....

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Will you really need a geriatrician when you’re 65?

Albert Einstein College of Medicine NSC Director Nir Barzilai is featured in this article about when patients should seek treatment from a geriatrician....

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UAB Newsletter - December 2018

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

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November 2018

Tracking the landscape of dementia research and resources

A blog post on dementia research funding and the IADRP from NIA Senior Scientific Program Analyst Dr. Charlene Liggins. ...

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Study of Dogs Helps With Understanding Of Age-Related Human Diseases

University of Washington NSC Co-Director Matt Kaeberlein is interviewed on the Dog Aging Project....

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A Time To Fast

A feature in Science Magazine on diets involving controlled meal size and periods of fasting to impact chronic diseases associated with aging...

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UAB Newsletter - November 2018

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

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Studies Show It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Health

University of Alabama at Birmingham NSC Director Steven Austad on how emerging drug therapies show promise for improving health in later years...

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October 2018

A third geroscience summit on the horizon

Scientific Director of the NIA's Division of Aging Biology Felipe Sierra on an upcoming Geroscience Summit...

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Natural Product (Fisetin) found to reduce the level of damaged cells in the body, caused by aging

Researchers, including 2017 Pilot Grantee Laura Niedernhofer, discovered that treatment of aged mice with the natural product Fisetin has significant positive effects on health and lifespan....

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UAB Newsletter - October 2018

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

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September 2018

New research reveals a mitochondrial gene that protects against dementia and other diseases of aging

Research from the lab of 2017 Pilot Grantee Pinchas Cohen is featured....

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Wiping Out the Brain’s Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer's

The research of 2016 Pilot Grantee Miranda Orr is referenced in the article on recent developments in Alzheimer's Disease research....

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$2.5 million grant looks to connect the effects of growth hormones and Alzheimer’s disease

2017 Pilot Grantee Liou Sun has received a $2.5 million grant looking to connect the effects of growth hormones and Alzheimer’s disease...

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Aged mice on demand: Boosting age-related research to the next level

The Jackson Lab makes aged mice available to researchers to more easily enable studies on aging-related processes and diseases....

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Furrever Young: Novel studies provide clues to a longer life

Features UW NSC Co-Director Matt Kaeberlein and the Dog Aging Project....

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‘Biomarkers of Resilience’ May Protect Us From Alzheimer’s

An 'Ask The Expert' feature with NSC Pilot Grantee Catherine Kaczorowski....

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July 2018

Nathan Shock Centers News Archive

An archive of all articles shared to the News section of the Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center website....

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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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