Organization profile

Organization profile

The Sealy Center on Aging (SCoA) focuses on improving the health and well-being of the elderly through interdisciplinary research, education, and community service by integrating the resources and activities relevant to aging at UTMB.

The Center also implements our research findings in hospitals and clinics, bringing excellence and visibility to our health care system, and improving the health of our seniors.

Center Director:

Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Nutrition & Metabolism.

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Medicare Medicine & Life Sciences
Breast Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Inpatients Medicine & Life Sciences
Hospitalization Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Resistance Training Medicine & Life Sciences
Drug Therapy Medicine & Life Sciences
Confidence Intervals Medicine & Life Sciences

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Ioannis Malagaris

Person: Academic

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Sadaf Milani

Person: Academic


Projects 2014 2016

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 2086 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 49 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discriminative Ability of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Subtests and Items in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups

Milani, S., Marsiske, M. & Striley, C. W., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Minority Groups
Ethnic Groups
Hispanic Americans

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease Knowledge Among Community-Dwelling Middle-Aged and Older Adults in Florida

Milani, S., Lloyd, S., Cottler, L. B. & Striley, C. W., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of aging and health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Alzheimer Disease
7 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle protein anabolic resistance to essential amino acids does not occur in healthy older adults before or after resistance exercise training

Moro, T., Brightwell, C. R., Deer, R., Graber, T., Galvan, E., Fry, C., Volpi, E. & Rasmussen, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Nutrition. 148, 6, p. 900-909 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Essential Amino Acids
Resistance Training
Muscle Proteins