Organization profile

Organization profile

Imagine living with strength and vitality throughout your life span, growing older with vigor and without disability. The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies brings together the world’s leading scientists in aging and longevity research, and providing them with the latest technologies in the application of cutting-edge research methods, supports their drive for excellence in scientific inquiry, an essential element to bringing good health and enhanced quality of life to our aging population.

Aging affects everyone. Never before in the history of humankind has understanding how and why we age been so important. As human life expectancy continues to increase, so must our scientific knowledge of aging processes to ensure healthy longevity, free of the disabilities brought about by age-related diseases and conditions.

The Barshop Institute supports research on age-related diseases and longevity. The Institute is designated as a Nathan Shock Center and the Claude D. Pepper Center and supports translational research with the goal of improving health throughout life. The Institute is also actively involved in community outreach programs to educate health care professionals on health issues facing the aging population.

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    Profiles

    No photo of Lizhen Chen

    Lizhen Chen

    Person: Academic

    20022019
    No photo of Sara E Espinoza

    Sara E Espinoza

    Person: Academic

    20052020
    No photo of Susan E Frost

    Susan E Frost

    Person: Academic

    20092020

    Projects

  • NATHAN SHOCK AGING CENTER

    Musi, N., Javors, M. A., Walter, C. A., Nelson, J. F., Ikeno, Y., Vanremmen, H., Richardson, A. G., Austad, S. N., Strong, J. R., Hornsby, P. J., Walter, C. A., Sharp, D., Vijg, J. N. M. N., Firulli, A. B., Herman, B. A., Reddick, R., Bowman, B., Yu, B., Masoro, E. & Hornsby, P. J.

    National Institutes of Health

    7/10/956/30/20

    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    Aging Induces an Nlrp3 Inflammasome-Dependent Expansion of Adipose B Cells That Impairs Metabolic Homeostasis

    Camell, C. D., Günther, P., Lee, A., Goldberg, E. L., Spadaro, O., Youm, Y. H., Bartke, A., Hubbard, G. B., Ikeno, Y., Ruddle, N. H., Schultze, J. & Dixit, V. D., Dec 3 2019, In : Cell Metabolism. 30, 6, p. 1024-1039.e6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Obesity-Induced Cellular Senescence Drives Anxiety and Impairs Neurogenesis

    Ogrodnik, M., Zhu, Y., Langhi, L. G. P., Tchkonia, T., Krüger, P., Fielder, E., Victorelli, S., Ruswhandi, R. A., Giorgadze, N., Pirtskhalava, T., Podgorni, O., Enikolopov, G., Johnson, K. O., Xu, M., Inman, C., Palmer, A. K., Schafer, M., Weigl, M., Ikeno, Y., Burns, T. C. & 4 others, Passos, J. F., von Zglinicki, T., Kirkland, J. L. & Jurk, D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cell Metabolism.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    Obesity-Induced Cellular Senescence Drives Anxiety and Impairs Neurogenesis

    Ogrodnik, M., Zhu, Y., Langhi, L. G. P., Tchkonia, T., Krüger, P., Fielder, E., Victorelli, S., Ruswhandi, R. A., Giorgadze, N., Pirtskhalava, T., Podgorni, O., Enikolopov, G., Johnson, K. O., Xu, M., Inman, C., Palmer, A. K., Schafer, M., Weigl, M., Ikeno, Y., Burns, T. C. & 4 others, Passos, J. F., von Zglinicki, T., Kirkland, J. L. & Jurk, D., May 7 2019, In : Cell Metabolism. 29, 5, p. 1061-1077.e8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 30 Scopus citations

    Press / Media

    Cover Story ; Staying active, more and more Americans are reaching 100

    Nicolas Musi

    2/20/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Scientists find way to delay aging with new anti-aging therapy

    Nicolas Musi

    2/19/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Scientists Find Way To Delay Aging With New Anti-Aging Therapy

    Nicolas Musi

    2/18/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media