Dr. Freeman received a Research Career Scientist Award from the Veterans Administration. These awards support the salaries for five years of non-clinician scientists who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions to VA research beyond their own funded studies and programs.
Sarah Ocañas received the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Research at the OUHSC GREAT Symposium. This award comes with a travel award to attend a conference of her choosing.
The Freeman Lab, along with colleagues at the OMRF in the Wren lab received a one year grant from the Impetus Longevity funding program. This grant “Role of age-related cytosine mutations in epigenetic age predictions” is work by student Hunter Porter to examined the contribution of heteroplasmic genomic mutations to epigenomic aging clocks.