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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    Ioannis Malagaris

    Person: Academic

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    Sadaf Milani

    Person: Academic



    Research Output

    • 2319 Citations
    • 26 h-Index
    • 58 Article
    • 1 Letter
    • 1 Review article

    Gender differences in diversion among non-medical users of prescription opioids and sedatives

    Milani, S. A., Lloyd, S. L., Serdarevic, M., Cottler, L. B. & Striley, C. W., May 3 2020, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 46, 3, p. 340-347 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Determinants of skeletal muscle protein turnover following severe burn trauma in children

    Malagaris, I., Herndon, D. N., Polychronopoulou, E., Rontoyanni, V. G., Andersen, C. R., Suman, O. E., Porter, C. & Sidossis, L. S., Jun 2019, In : Clinical Nutrition. 38, 3, p. 1348-1354 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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

  • 2 Scopus citations