Dr. Herman Brian

Dr. Herman Brian

Special Assistant to the President

Office of the President
8405 Floyd Curl, San Antonio, United States of America, 78248-1669

plus Speciality

AGING

Biography:

* Predoctoral: Adelphi University; B.S. Biology, 1975
* Graduate Student: University of Connecticut Health Science Center, 1975-1980
* Ph.D.: Cell Biology and Biophysics, Univ. of Connecticut Health Science Ctr., 1980
* Postdoctoral: Harvard Medical School; Cell Biology, 1980-1983

Academic positions:

* 1983-1989: Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
* 1989-1993: Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
* 1989-1995: Graduate Studies Program Committee (Director- 1992-1994), Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
* 1993-1998: Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
* 1998-2004: Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
* 2003 Interim Director, San Antonio Cancer Institute
* 2004-2011: Vice President for Research and Professor, Dept. of Cellular & Structural Biology, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
* 2003-2011: Executive Director, San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI)
* 2006-2007: Interim Principal Investigator, General Clinical Research Center
* 2011-present Special Advisor to the President, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
* 2011-present UT System Chancellors Health Fellow in Collaboration.

Research interests:

Aging, apoptosis, oxidative stress, mitochondria, caspases

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