How much you know about protein? to take a quiz about myths and facts about protein on the WebMD website.
to watch Dr. Deutz’s presentation ‘Targeted fluxomic in humans to measure the synthesis and breakdown of biological molecules’ (September 2014).
to read an article in DailyBurn about a research study on optimal protein intake for older adults (published in the American Journal of Phisyology: Endocrinology and Metabolsim).
Staying in bed for a few days sounds like a vacation for most; for hospital patients, though, extended stays in bed can be problematic and even dangerous. But thanks to volunteers at Texas A&M University who stayed in bed for 10 days straight, researchers may find ways to make bed rest safer. Click here to […]
to listen to a podcast with CTRAL co-director Dr. Marielle Engelen about the current research into the prevention of muscle loss in chronic diseases
Are you 60-79 years old with NO major health concerns?
If so, you could qualify to participate in a Research Study focusing on the effects of an Oral Nutritional Supplement in combination with a Training Program on Muscle Mass Loss with Bed Rest.
Time commitment consists of 2 or 3 screening visits, 5 study days prior to 10 days & nights […]
Lying Down to Help Others Stand Up
Walking in to the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL) research area, you hear laughter. Participants are laughing. Researchers are laughing. Jokes. Stories about life. Talk of what will be their first meal when they leave. Most laughter ensues.
There is technology available to keep entertained, but […]
If you feel sleepy after your holiday turkey dinner, don’t blame the bird, says Texas A&M University Professor Dr. Nicolaas Deutz. As the myth goes, an amino acid found in turkey called tryptophan causes drowsiness. Click here to read more.
As the myth goes, the drowsiness one feels after a satisfying Thanksgiving meal is caused by tryptophan – an amino acid found in turkey. According to Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, professor at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), that theory is wrong on several levels. Click here to read more.
By the time its built in 2016, the Human Clinical Research Facility will be the proverbial hub for human research collaboration at Texas A&M University. Envisioned by the Department of Health & Kinesiology, it will house both the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), headed by Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, and the […]