Clusters of genes help mice live longer, team reports

November 1, 2022

  The NIA Interventions Testing Program, including UT Health San Antonio, collaborated with peers in Tennessee and Switzerland. Researchers from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)-funded Interventions Testing Program recently reported the discovery of multiple candidate genes that influence longevity. The three Interventions Testing Program sites – UT Health San Antonio, The University of Michigan […]




Clusters of genes help mice live longer, team reports

October 12, 2022

The NIA Interventions Testing Program, including UT Health San Antonio, collaborated with peers in Tennessee and Switzerland. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 12, 2022) — Researchers from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)-funded Interventions Testing Program recently reported the discovery of multiple candidate genes that influence longevity. The three Interventions Testing Program […]

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In the race to solve Alzheimer’s disease, scientists find more needles in the haystack

April 20, 2022

Thanks to international collaboration, more genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than ever before. The list of gene variants recognized for late-onset Alzheimer’s grew from one in 2009 to 40 in 2022. This month, scientists published a list of 75, some of which are considered as prime drug targets. Drug development is underway.




Landmark national study resumes after COVID-enforced pause

January 24, 2022

Scientists look at the molecular mechanisms behind exercise’s health, anti-aging benefits. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 24, 2022) – After a 15-month-long COVID-19 stoppage, a landmark National Institutes of Health effort to detail the exact molecular mechanisms that explain exercise’s health and anti-aging benefits is again under way. “We’re very excited […]

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