The purpose of this application is to continue and expand on the success of our existing aging-related research training grant on the campuses of the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center (UCD- HSC) and the University of Colorado-Boulder (UC-B). The objectives of this training grant continue to be to: 1) support the aging-related research training of predoctoral students at UC-B and UCD-HSC;2) support the aging-related research training of PhD fellows at UC-B and UCD-HSC;3) support the aging-related research training of MD research fellows at UCD-HSC;4) further integrate and coalesce the aging-related research at UCD-HSC and UC-B;5) support the formal training of junior investigators as research mentors. The major programs/units that will make up this training experience include: 1) the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the UCD-HSC;2) the Center for Human Nutrition at the UCD-HSC;and 3) the Department of Integrative Physiology. An additional supporting unit has been added for this resubmission, the Department of Immunology at the UCD-HSC, directed by Dr. Cambier. Each of these programs has individually been successful at producing research relevant to older adults and in training students and junior investigators in clinical and/or basic laboratory research. This training grant will take advantage of recent expansions in the 3 programs and/or the resources within each of the participating units. This combined training grant will allow for a greater interaction of the involved programs with a resultant improvement in the overall research environment and increase in research opportunities for students and postdoctoral fellows. As part of the overall training program we intend to include a program for training junior faculty on mentoring skills. This will be accomplished through a """"""""buddy"""""""" system of mentoring with a more senior faculty mentor and through a formal instructional program on mentoring skills being developed in the Clinical Investigator Program at UCD-HSC. During the current award period, we recruited 10 predoctoral and 12 postdoctoral trainees to our 732. Of these, 5 were under-represented minorities. All trainees completed their training with 3 leaving our 732 to receive other forms of support. All but one of the postdoctoral trainees have remained in academic settings

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32AG000279-09
Application #
7825334
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1-ZIJ-9 (J2))
Program Officer
Eldadah, Basil A
Project Start
2001-05-01
Project End
2012-04-30
Budget Start
2010-05-01
Budget End
2011-04-30
Support Year
9
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$400,363
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Colorado Denver
Department
Internal Medicine/Medicine
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
041096314
City
Aurora
State
CO
Country
United States
Zip Code
80045
St Clair, Joshua R; Larson, Eric D; Sharpe, Emily J et al. (2017) Phosphodiesterases 3 and 4 Differentially Regulate the Funny Current, If, in Mouse Sinoatrial Node Myocytes. J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 4:
Cox-York, Kimberly A; Erickson, Christopher B; Pereira, Rocio I et al. (2017) Region-specific effects of oestradiol on adipose-derived stem cell differentiation in post-menopausal women. J Cell Mol Med 21:677-684
Kovacs, Elizabeth J; Boe, Devin M; Boule, Lisbeth A et al. (2017) Inflammaging and the Lung. Clin Geriatr Med 33:459-471
Burke, Robert E; Jones, Christine D; Coleman, Eric A et al. (2017) Use of post-acute care after hospital discharge in urban and rural hospitals. Am J Accountable Care 5:16-22
Moreau, Kerrie L; Ozemek, Cemal (2017) Vascular Adaptations to Habitual Exercise in Older Adults: Time for the Sex Talk. Exerc Sport Sci Rev 45:116-123
Sherk, Vanessa D; Wherry, Sarah J; Barry, Daniel W et al. (2017) Calcium Supplementation Attenuates Disruptions in Calcium Homeostasis during Exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc 49:1437-1442
Falvey, Jason R; Gustavson, Allison M; Price, Lisa et al. (2017) Dementia, Comorbidity, and Physical Function in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. J Geriatr Phys Ther :
MacDonald, Gordon A; Heveran, Chelsea M; Yang, Mengjin et al. (2017) Determination of the True Lateral Grain Size in Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Thin Films. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 9:33565-33570
Gustavson, Allison M; Falvey, Jason R; Forster, Jeri E et al. (2017) Predictors of Functional Change in a Skilled Nursing Facility Population. J Geriatr Phys Ther :
Santos-Parker, Jessica R; Strahler, Talia R; Bassett, Candace J et al. (2017) Curcumin supplementation improves vascular endothelial function in healthy middle-aged and older adults by increasing nitric oxide bioavailability and reducing oxidative stress. Aging (Albany NY) 9:187-208

Showing the most recent 10 out of 117 publications