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Current Research Funding

PI Name Award # Dates of Award Title

Anthony R. DiNuzzo, PhD


07/01/10 - 06/30/15

East Texas Geriatric Education Center-Consortium

William J. Durham, PhD


09/10/12 - 06/30/14

Non-Invasive Assessment of Skeletal Muscle Loss in Cancer Patients (Subaward)

James S. Goodwin, MD


05/01/13 - 01/31/18

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in the Elderly

James S. Goodwin, MD


09/01/11 - 08/31/14

Care of tde Elder Hospitalized Patient: the Role of Hospitalists

James S. Goodwin, MD

T35 AG038048

05/01/11 - 04/30/15

Medical Student Training in Aging Research (Subaward)

James S. Goodwin, MD


8/01/10 - 7/31/15

Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas

James S. Goodwin, MD

State Award

09/01/09 - 08/31/14

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

James S. Goodwin, MD

Federal Award

01/01/09 - 03/31/14

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

James S. Goodwin, MD


12/01/08 - 02/29/14

Established Investigator Award in Cancer Prevention & Control

James S. Goodwin, MD


07/17/08 - 6/30/14

Understanding Mechanisms of Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening

James S. Goodwin, MD

T32 AG002070

05/01/04 - 04/30/16

Health of Older Minorities (Training Grant)

James Graham, PhD


09/30/13 - 06/30/15

Archiving Four New Datasets from the Longitudinal Hispanic EPESE Study

Yong-Fang Kuo, PhD


07/05/12 - 04/30/15

Assessing the Role of Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care of Older Adults

Yong-Fang Kuo, PhD


05/15/11 - 06/30/13

Off-Label Chemo therapy for Treatment of Cancer (Subaward)

Yong-Fang Kuo, PhD


01/01/10 - 12/31/13

Influence of Reimbursement on Androgen Deprivation Use For Prostate Cancer (Subaward)

Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH


07/1/13 - 06/30/15

STEP AND GO: A Study of Technology-based Exercise Promotion

Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD


04/01/09 - 03/31/14

Longitudinal Study of Mexican American Elderly Health

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR


07/05/12 - 04/30/15

Hospital Readmission and Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR


10/1/11 - 9/30/16

Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Research Training Program

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR

5R24 HD065702

07/03/10 - 05/31/15

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR


9/25/07 - 8/31/17

Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program

Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD


09/01/12 - 12/31/16

Whey Protein, Aging and Physical Activity

Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD

High Point Pharmaceuticals

08/14/12 - 12/31/13

Protocol No. HPP593; A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of 28 Day Treatment with HPP593 Capsules in Health Volunteers During and After Limb Immobilization

Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD


02/15/12 - 12/31/16

Preserving Muscle Mass and Function in Bedridden Older Adults

Blake Rasmussen, PhD


10/01/12 - 07/01/14

Protocol: A Randomized, Controlled Double Blind Acute Study: Effects of Protein Blends on Muscle Protein Synthesis and Breakdown in Aging

Blake Rasmussen, PhD


01/01/12 - 12/31/13

Solae- A Randomized, Controlled Double Blind Longitudinal Study

Blake Rasmussen, PhD


9/15/08 - 8/31/14

Nutritional and Contractile Regulation of Muscle Growth

Timothy Reistetter, PhD, OTR

5K01 HD068513

04/1/11 - 03/31/15

Regional Variability in Inpatient Rehabilitation among Medicare Beneficiaries

Gulshan Sharma, MD

UT System

06/01/12 - 05/31/15

Systems Engineering to Provide Integrated Care for Patients

Gulshan Sharma, MD

UT System

10/01/10 - 09/30/14

Integrated Computer Based Clinical Decision Support System to improve care transition of patients hospitalized for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD


04/02/12 - 04/01/15

Study of Viagra to Determine Whe tder Viagra Administration Can Increase Muscle Growth and Reduce Fatigue in Older Humans

Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD


04/18/08 - 01/31/13

Nutrition and Anabolic Interventions in Cancer Cachexia

Randall J. Urban, MD


04/02/12 - 04/01/15

Long-Term Testosterone to Test Continuous Versus Cycling Testosterone to Determine if the Benefits of treatment are Maintained

Randall J. Urban, MD


07/30/10 - 07/29/13

Testosterone and Leucine Supplementation as Gender Specific Countermeasures Against Musculoskeletal Losses during Space Exploration

Elena Volpi, MD, PhD

Megmilk Snow Brand Co, Ltd.

08/06/13 - 08/05/15

Determine Whe tder Ingestion of Whey Peptide Following Resistance Exercise Will Stimulate Anabolic Signaling and Muscle Protein Metabolism in Elderly Subjects.

Elena Volpi, MD, PhD


10/10/11 - 01/31/13

Aspirin in Reducing tde Effects on tde Elderly

Elena Volpi, MD, PhD


06/01/10 - 04/30/15

Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Elena Volpi, MD, PhD


08/01/08 - 05/31/14

Nutrition & Exercise to Improve Protein Metabolism & Prevent Sarcopenia in Aging

Rebeca Wong, PhD

R01 AG018016

04/15/11 - 03/31/16

The Mexican Health and Aging Study II


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