physiology

Jennifer Steiner receives NIH grant to investigate the impact of alcohol on aging skeletal muscle

Jennifer Steiner, Ph.D. received a two-year $100,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the impact of alcohol on aging skeletal muscle. Aging-related sarcopenia, or the decline of skeletal muscle tissue with age, includes the loss of muscle mass, strength and function. It impairs mobility and can decrease independence and quality of life. […]