December 4, 2019
Instead of focusing on how to cure the disease, Dr. Frost’s team looked at what causes the disease—a buildup of tau proteins inside of cells and amyloid plaques outside of it, which disrupts and eventually kills brain cell function.
November 11, 2019
This finding, if furthered, holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in some people.
November 4, 2019
The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver program, directed by Carole L. White, Ph.D., RN, is leading an effort to establish a campuswide, interdisciplinary effort to support family caregivers.
October 10, 2019
Scientists, physicians, and clinical exercise specialists from across the country—including UT Health San Antonio— are embarking on a landmark National Institutes of Health (NIH) effort to find out what happens at the molecular level when people exercise. The goal of the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium, known as MoTrPAC, is to create a comprehensive […]
August 12, 2019
Scholars in the program met with emerging researchers in aging research and leaders at that National Institute of Aging to discuss how to advance the science of longevity.
June 6, 2019
Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology and member of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, has been named to the RL5 Scholars program.