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Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core (PESC)
Past Projects
Pilot Projects: 2013 - 2014; Year 4
Name Organization Title
Rene Przkora, MD, PhD UTMB Department of Anesthiology Novel Methods to Assess Efficacy of Pain Treatment in Older Adults
Elizabeth Lyons, PhD UTMB Institute for Translation Sciences IMPACT: Inactivity Monitoring and Physical Activity Controlled Trial
Andres Oberhauser, PhD UTMB Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Titin nano-mechanics in age-related sarcopenia
Tristi Muir, MD UTMB Department of OB-Gyn Gynecology Role of Connective Tissue Degradation in the Development of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in the Elderly: Identifying Targets and Medical Management
Pilot Projects: 2012 - 2013; Year 3
Name Organization Title
Naseem Ansari, PhD UTMB Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology The Effect of EMR and Hospitalists on Outcomes of Older Patients
Andres Oberhauser, PhD UTMB Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Titin Nano-Mechanics in Age-Related Sarcopenia
Labros Sidossis, PhD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine - Geriatrics Effect of Brown Adipose Tissue Activation on Insulin Sensitivity in Humans
Pilot Projects: 2011 - 2012; Year 2
Name Organization Title
Junhyung Lee, PhD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine - Geriatrics The Effect of EMR and Hospitalists on Outcomes of Older Patients
Andres Oberhauser, PhD UTMB Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Titin Nano-Mechanics in Age-Related Sarcopenia
Labros Sidossis, PhD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine - Geriatrics Effect of Brown Adipose Tissue Activation on Insulin Sensitivity in Humans
Kyle Timmerman, PhD UTMB Department of Nutrition and Metabolism Influence of Exercise Training on Toll-like Receptor 4 & Inflammation
Pilot Projects: 2010-2011; Year 1
Name Organization Title
William Durham, PhD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine – Endocrinology Role of Skeletal Muscle Nitric Oxide Production in Age-Related Fatigue
Alejandro Barbagelata, MD UTMB Department of Internal Medicine – Cardiology Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Perfusion the Obesity Paradox in CHF
Michael Kinsky, MD UTMB Department of Anesthesiology Effect of Aging on Physiologic Responses to Fluid Bolus
José Manuel Barral, MD, PhD UTMB Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Chaperone Function in Age-Related Sarcopenia
Javier Navarro, PhD UTMB Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology The Chemokine Signaling in the Myogenesis Aging Muscle
Kyle Timmerman, PhD UTMB Division of Rehabilitation Sciences Influence of Exercise Training on Toll-like Receptor 4 & Inflammation

 

 


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