The UAB Nathan Shock Center (NSC) provides services, resources, consultation, and training for investigators performing research on the basic biology of aging. The Center exists to assist scientists in pursuing research focused on the interplay of aging and energetics. Its goal is to act as a multiplier to increase the success of affiliated scientists.

The Cores provide resources and expertise on the comparative energetics of aging for the research community in order to leverage the effectiveness of individual researchers and foster collaborations among scientists studying the basic biology of aging. For more information on the individual cores, please follow the links to their pages.

Comparative Organismal Energetics Core (COEC)

Director: Tim Nagy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
COEC Core Usage Request Form

Comparative Data Analytics Core (CDAC)

Director: David Allison (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
CDAC Core Usage Request Form

Comparative Mitochondrial Health Assessment Core (CMHAC)

Director: Jianhua Zhang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
CMHAC Core Usage Request Form

Research Development Core (RDC)

Director: Stephen Barnes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
UAB Nathan Shock Center Pilot/Feasibility Grants Program

Administrative/Program Enrichment Core (APEC)

Director: Steven Austad (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Please contact the UAB NSC Cores or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.