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Principal Investigator

Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.

Dr. Galvan is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, co-director of the Center for Geroscience and Healthy Brain Aging at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and is a Research Career Scientist at the US Department of Veterans Affairs Oklahoma City Veterans Health Care System. 

Dr. Galvan is a Fellow of the American Aging Association and has received prestigious awards including young investigator awards from the Ellison Medical Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the John D. French Alzheimer’s Foundation.  Dr. Galvan has contributed more than 70 scientific publications, some cited over 800 times.  Dr. Galvan serves as co-Leader of the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging Integrative Physiology of Aging Core and is Associate Director of the T32 Biology of Aging Training Program at UT Health San Antonio.  Dr. Galvan is the past President of the American Aging Association and serves as Deputy Editor of GeroScience, the Journal of the American Aging Association.  


Postdoctoral trainees, predoctoral students, MD/PhD students and undergraduate students interested in pursuing research in the Galvan Lab should contact Dr. Galvan at



Veronica Galvan
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