CTRAL is proud to support research of one of our collaborators, Dr. Carla Prado, director of the University of Alberta’s Human Nutrition Research Unit.
A multi-professional faculty of well-known experts will help you to better understand the practicalities of tracer methodology enabling you to confidently engage in tracer studies or giving you a head start building your own tracer […]
CTRAL is pleased to share a virtual tour of our new Human Clinical Research Facility. Estimated move in Jan 2017.
Video available at: https://youtu.be/81iX8T6lf2g
Check out NIA’s new infographic Living Longer. Living Healthier?
The College of Education and Human Development held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Human Clinical Research Facility (HCRF)
The state-of-the-art facility, located on John Kimbrough Boulevard, will be a hub for human research collaboration at […]
Please click here to watch the video recording of the CTRAL Symposium.
The guest speakers are:
Dr. Rocco Barazzoni, Assistant Prof. University of Trieste, Italy
‘”Ghrelin and Ghrelin Acylation: From Appetite Modulation to Regulation of Insulin Action and Energy Metabolism”
Dr. Tommy […]
The Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity hosted a seminar by Dr. Olav Rooijackers and Gabriella Ten Have on January 15, 2016. Olav Rooyackers is a Professor in Experimental Anesthesiology and Intensive Care […]
Dr. Blokland Seminar–“Combatting cognitive decline in aging and dementia: prevention, nutrition, drugs, or brain stimulation”
The Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity hosted a seminar by Dr. Arjan Blokland on October 22, 2015. Dr. Blokland is Faculty in Psychology Department at Maastricht University. The presentation was titled “Combatting cognitive decline in aging and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
to see Dr. Deutz and Dr. Engelen’s presentation on ‘Why proteins are so important in Cystic Fibroses’ (September 23, 2014)
to read the first issue of the CTRAL newsletter. Learn more about our mission, current research studies, ways to participate and latest research findings!
Each year, the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University invites leaders in the fields of health education, kinesiology, sport management and physical activity to present their research to faculty and current students. [Click […]
to listen to a radio interview with CTRAL director Prof. Deutz for the Debbie Davis Show on WTAW (May 11, 2014) about a new bed rest study performed at Texas A&M.
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 […]
Dr. Nicolaas E. Deutz, Director of the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, along with Dr. Timothy Lightfoot, Director of the Sydney and J.L. Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine, Department of Health & […]
to listen to the presentation “Protein Requirements during Chronic Disease States” by CTRAL director Dr. N.E.P. Deutz at the 2013-2014 Life Sciences Seminar Series at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (April 4, 2014)
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD is presenting at the Texas A&M 2014 Health & Kinesiology Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS). DLS features eminent individuals to enrich and interact with our students, faculty and university. The 5th Annual […]
to watch the Eksigent webinar “Micro LC/MS/MS based analysis of amino acid stable isotopic enrichments and concentrations as required for tracer-based in vivo studies of nutrition and metabolism” presented
Dr. Soeters is a certified endocrinologist at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam. He finished medical school at the University of Amsterdam. His PhD research focused on the lipid
to listen to the presentation “From bench to bedside – the importance of basic science” a showcase of translational research by
to listen to the Sydney & J.L. Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine & Human Performance podcast on nutrition and metabolis…
The presentation on “Clinical Results from the Use of HMB to Prevent Muscle Loss During Bed Rest” by CTRAL director Dr. N.E.P. Deutz at the…
College Station, TX April 27- 28, 2013
The Translational Research in Aging and Longevity group was broadcasted on ABC40 News to inform the community of our new state of the art lab and research center. Click on to go to […]
Older adults need more protein: Adults over the age of 60 have more often loss of muscle mass (sarcopenia) than loss of bone mass (osteoporosis).
If you are interested in nutrition and research we would like to invite you to participate in one of our research projects.
From TAMU Times: New Texas A&M Program Translating Research in Aging To Real-World Patient Care. A burgeoning research program at Texas A&M University is focused on finding new treatments for older adults and extending the […]
We are the Translational Research in Aging and Longevity group, and we are new to TAMU. We arrived in April, and are in the process of building our wonderful new laboratory. We are in Suite […]
Gabrie ten Have, one of TRAL research scientists, has received an ESPEN Research Fellowship grant to study the effect of enteral nutritional intervention on glutathione metabolism during Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis.