Welcome to UAB Nathan Shock Center

The UAB Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging 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, comparative biology, and energetics. Its goal is to act as a multiplier to stimulate innovation and increase the success of scientists studying the basic biology of aging.

Aging Research

Aging Research

Core Services

Core Services

Find Funding

Find Funding

Aging Biology Update

  • Aging Biology Update: July 2021

    The July Aging Biology Update is now available.

  • Aging Biology Update: June 2021

    The June Aging Biology Update is now available.

  • Aging Biology Update: May 2021

    The May Aging Biology Update is now available.

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Cite the UAB Nathan Shock Center Grant

All publications, press releases or other documents about research resulting from the use of any of UAB Nathan Shock Center Cores are required to:

  • Acknowledge support from the Nathan Shock Center, by citing the grant number with wording such as on the right.
  • Comply with NIH Public Access Policy and be assigned a PMCID.

Citation Language

“Research reported in this [publication/press release] was supported by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health under award number P30 AG050886. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”

If the publication or press release was supported by more than one grant, please reference all relevant grant numbers.