Mission magazine banner

$5.2 million to fund studies of antibiotic's effects on health span

April 2010

Scientists at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies are testing the therapeutic qualities of rapamycin on age-related diseases and health span, thanks to a $5.2 million grant awarded by the National Institute on Aging. To better understand the broader physiological effects of rapamycin, a team of 21 scientists will investigate the anti-aging effectiveness of rapamycin on various biological systems in aging mice.

Share:

More stories:

Read current stories



Home

Subscribe

Previous Issues

Current Issue (PDF)

Flipbook

Email us

HSC News

Make a Gift

University Home

UT Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, Texas
78229-3900

© 2002 - 2014 UTHSCSA
Office of Communications
All rights reserved.

Links provided from UTHSCSA pages to other websites do not constitute or imply an endorsement of those sites, their content, or products and services associated with those sites.

Updated 12/11/14