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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



  • UTMB Internal Med & SCOA Team Raises $9K for Alzheimer's

    October 15, 2021, 12:15 PM by SCOA
    The 2021 Internal Medicine / Sealy Center on Aging Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team hit the sand Saturday, October 9th at Stewart Beach to support the fight to End Alzheimer’s. Thanks to the generosity of the UTMB and surrounding community for contributing to our cake auction, making donations, and supporting our walkers. Congratulations to the Champion Walkers that raised $500 or more, including Alice Williams, Susan Minello, Mukaila Raji, Melissa Lockhart, Rafael Samper-Ternent, and Eleanore Wuthrich.
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    Submit Your Abstract to the 24th Annual Forum on Aging at UTMB

    October 1, 2021, 15:24 PM by SCOA
    The Forum on Aging is an opportunity for faculty, fellows, & students to showcase their research at UTMB. Network & learn more about resources available from SCOA and Research Services. Monetary awards for best student & fellow posters, co-sponsored by Sigma Xi.
  • Call for Seed Projects for Aging Collaborations Between UTMB and UT Austin

    September 29, 2021, 15:39 PM by SCOA
    We invite teams of investigators from the University of Texas, Austin Center on Aging & Population Sciences, and the University of Texas Medical Branch Pepper Center / Texas RCMAR to submit collaborative proposals for seed projects to be completed during the period from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. An introductory meeting is planned for October 1, 2021.
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    Dr. Wong Presents Keynote at the 2021 International Conference Series on Aging in the Americas

    September 23, 2021, 09:14 AM by SCOA
    Rebeca Wong, PhD is presenting a keynote address, "About Resilient Aging – Evidence using the Mexican Health and Aging Study," in the 21st International Conference Series on Aging in the Americas: Resilience and Aging in the Americas. This virtual conference is scheduled for Sept 23 and 24 from 1 pm CST to 5pm CST each day, including sessions on defining resilience and early career mentoring.

Research ProgramsSupported in part by the Sealy Center on Aging