Research Collaborate Lab Bench

Medical Scientist Training Program

Tyler Waltz

Tyler Waltz

G1 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Cheryl Stucky, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Locations

  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information

Honors and Awards

BA, Biology, with a minor in History, Arcadia University, 2011

Research Interests

Neuroscience, neuropharmacology, nociception/pain

Research Experience

National Institute on Aging, Baltimore MD, 2016-2017
Advisor: Dr. Vilhelm A. Bohr
Project: Pharmacological methods to extend healthspan and lifespan.

Arcadia University, College of Arts and Sciences, Glenside, PA, 2014-2015
Advisor: Dr. Chad Hoefler
Project: Sex-differences in aposematic prey behavior under predation cues.

Publications

Sadler KE, Lewis TR, Waltz TB, Besharse JC, Stucky CL. Peripheral nerve pathology in sickle cell disease mice. PAIN Reports. 2019.

Fang EF, Waltz TB… Bohr VA, Becker KG. Tomatidine enhances lifespan and healthspan in C. elegans through mitophagy induction via the SKN-1/Nrf2 pathway. Sci Rep. 2017.

Waltz TB, Fivenson EM… Bohr VA, Fang EF. Sarcopenia, aging and prospective interventional strategies. Curr Med Chem. 2017.

Mitchell SJ1, Bernier M… Waltz TB… Baur JA, de Cabo R. Nicotinamide Improves Aspects of Healthspan, but Not Lifespan, in Mice. Cell Metab. 2018.

Fang EF, Kassahun H… Waltz TB… Nilsen H, Bohr VA. NAD(+) Replenishment Improves Lifespan and Healthspan in Ataxia Telangiectasia Models via Mitophagy and DNA Repair. Cell Metab. 2016.

Waltz, TB, Fang EF, Bohr VA. Compound in green tomatoes extends lifespan, healthspan in animal models, human cells. Featured Research article, NIA website. Edited by Chip Rose, Public Affairs Specialist, NIA. Nov. 2017.

Mitchell SJ1, Bernier M… Waltz TB… Baur JA, de Cabo R. Nicotinamide Improves Aspects of Healthspan, but Not Lifespan, in Mice. Cell Metab. 2018.

General Interests

Video games, cooking, and skiing