2016 Pepper Seminar Center Speakers:

1/15/2016Elisabet Borsheim, PhD; Associate Professor – Departments of Pediatrics and Geriatrics, College of Medicine, UAMS

Title: Metabolism in aging – nutrition and physical activity

2/19/2016Linda J. Larson-Prior, PhD; Professor – Department of Psychiatry, Brain Imaging Research Center, College of Medicine, UAMS

Title: The promise of sleep in an aging population

3/18/2016Robert R. Wolfe, PhD; Professor – Department of Geriatrics, UAMS; Director, Center for Translational Research in Aging & Longevity, Reynolds Institute on Aging

Title: The role of amino acids in controlling protein metabolism

5/13/16Eugenia Carvalho, PhD; Instructor – Department of Geriatrics, UAMS

Title:  Epicardial Adipose Tissue Metabolism – What do We Know?

Narsimha Reddy Penthala, PhD; Research Instructor – College of Pharmacy, UAMS;

Title:  Novel drugs to Prevent and Treat Age-Related Sarcopenia

Srinivas Ayyadevara, PhD; Assistant Professor – Department of Geriatrics, UAMS

Title:  Novel drugs to Prevent and Treat Age-Related Sarcopenia

12/16/16Bryce Marquis, PhD; Assistant Professor – Department of Geriatrics, UAMS

Title:  Acute and chronic essential amino acid supplementation on skeletal muscle mitochondria metabolism in older adults

Srinivas Ayyadevara, PhD; Assistant Professor – Department of Geriatrics, UAMS

Title:  Protein acetylation by aspirin impedes aggregation