Hirschey receives the Helmholtz Young Investigator Diabetes Award

blogEntryThumbnailMatthew Hirschey, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition), Pharmacology & Cancer Biology and the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition & Metabolism Center, was awarded the Helmholtz Young Investigator Diabetes Award (HelDi Award) by the Helmholtz Institute in Munich, Germany, and Nature Medicine. Read More...
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Dr. Hirschey receives Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award

blogEntryThumbnailDr. Hirschey was awarded a New Scholar in Aging Award from the Ellison Medical Foundation for his work on mitochondrial metabolism and the sirtuin gene family. Read More...
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Dr. Hirschey presents at The Halifax Project

blogEntryThumbnailDr. Hirschey presented today his current work on cancer metabolism and an overview of therapeutic strategies targeting cancer metabolism at the Halifax Workshop, an international effort to identify integrated approaches to target cancer organized by Getting To Know Cancer, Inc. Read More...
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Scientists Discover Novel Mechanism by Which Calorie Restriction Influences Longevity

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Breakthrough suggests way to protect cells from damage caused by chronic disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 6, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a “ketogenic diet”—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how such a diet could slow the aging process and may one day allow scientists to better treat or prevent age-related diseases, including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and many forms of cancer.


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#iamscience

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The Story Collider recently celebrated its two-year anniversary. They were inspired by Kevin Zelnio’s #IAmScience project—a way of telling the stories of the twisted and unorthodox paths to careers in science—and unexpectedly moved by Mindy Weisberger’s video of tweets. Read More...

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Dr. Hirschey presents at the ADA 72nd Scientific Sessions

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Dr. Hirschey presented today his current work on mitochondrial protein acylation and its regulation of metabolism at the 72nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Read More...

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