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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

June 2008 Barshop Institute News

Barshop Institute director to receive aging society’s top award

Arlan G. Richardson, Ph.D., who directs the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, is the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR).

Volunteers sought for study of muscle, aging, insulin resistance

Why do insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes increase with age? The answer may be found in the biochemical makeup of the muscles.

 
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