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Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core (PESC)
Current Projects
Pilot Projects: 2014 - 2015
Name Organization Title Mentor
Celeste Finnerty, PhD UTMB Department of Surgery Burns and the Elderly Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD
Steven Fisher, PT, PhD UTMB School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy Fall Risk Reduction in the ElderlyThrough the Physical Therapy Management of Incontinence: A Pilot Study Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD
Nisha Garg, PhD UTMB Department of Microbiology and Immunology Mitochondrial Biomarkers of Cardiac Disease in Older Adults John Papaconstantinou, PhD
Roberto Garofalo, MD UTMB Department of Pediatrics Oxidative Determinants of Acute Respiratory Tract Infections (ARI) in Older Adults* Elena Volpi, MD, PhD
Jean Gutierrez, PhD, RD UTMB Department of Nutrition and Metabolism Predicting Hyperglycemia in Bedridden Older Adults Using Diabetes Risk Scores Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD
Amol Karmarkar, PhD UTMB Division of Rehabilitation Sciences Hospital Readmission in Patients after Hip Fracture with Sarcopenia** Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
Demidmaa Tuvdendorj, MD, PhD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology The Mechanism of Intramuscular Accumulation of Acyl-CoA in Aging* Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD

*Co-funded by the Institute for Translational Sciences **Co-funded by the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences


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