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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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    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.
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    Kseniya Masterova Awarded TL1 Fellowship

    May 6, 2022, 11:49 AM by SCOA
    UTMB MD-PhD student Kseniya Masterova has been awarded a predoctoral training fellowship supported by the Institute for Translational Science TL1 Training Core. Elena Volpi, MD, PhD is her primary and clinical research mentor and Blake Rasmussen, PhD is her basic science mentor.
  • Call for Pilots in Aging Research - LOIs Due May 23

    May 5, 2022, 08:17 AM by Sealy Center on Aging
    The NIH-funded UTMB Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (P30 AG024832) encourages UTMB investigators to submit pilot research proposals for translational aging research on physical function and recovery from illness in older adults. Proposals from basic science, clinical trials, patient-centered outcomes, population health, and any other area of translational research (T1-T4) are welcome.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging