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The Sealy Center on Aging at UTMB: Leading Aging Research Since 1995

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The Sealy Center on Aging focuses on improving the health and well-being of the elderly through interdisciplinary research, education, and community service by integrating the resources and activities relevant to aging at UTMB. The Center also implements our research findings in hospitals and clinics, bringing excellence and visibility to our health care system, and improving the health of our seniors.

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University of Texas Medical Branch
Sealy Center on Aging (SCoA)
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0177
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Phone: (409) 747-0008



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    Call for Plots in Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer - Due May 27

    May 23, 2022, 09:22 AM by SCOA
    The Data Management and Analysis Core for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) on Cancer in Texas is looking for investigators in Texas academic and research institutes interested in conducting CER on cancer to submit pilot grant proposals.
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    Guest commentary: Help battle osteoporosis, the 'silent thief'

    May 23, 2022, 08:56 AM by SCOA
    Known as the “silent thief,” osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens bones to the point where they break easily. Read more from Elena Volpi, MD, PhD in this guest commentary in the Galveston Daily News. Learn more about the STEP-HI Study at UTMB.
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    In Memoriam: Doug Paddon-Jones, PhD, FACSM

    May 20, 2022, 08:16 AM by SCOA
    Professor Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD, FACSM passed away in August 2021 after a brief and aggressive illness. He was well-respected as a researcher and educator who sought the improvement in human health through the study of muscle mass regulation and function.
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    UTMB Researchers: Call for Pepper Center RL5 Scholar Applications - Due July 1

    May 18, 2022, 09:43 AM by SCOA
    The UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center encourages UTMB investigators to submit RL5 scholar applications. The Research Education Component engages early-stage investigators in a mentored research experience to support the development of externally funded research. Deadline: July 1, 2022.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging