Alfred Fisher, MD, Geriatrics, Omaha, NE, South Texas Veterans Health Care System

AlfredFisherMDPhD

Geriatrics Omaha, NE

Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
    Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityClass of 1999
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityPhD, Michael Caudy (Cell Biology and Genetics), 1998
  • Loyola Marymount UniversityBS, Biochemistry, 1987 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2018
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising STARS program award University of Texas, 2013
  • Award for Excellence in Mentoring University of Pittsburgh, Institute on Aging Symposium, 2013
  • Mentor of Best Post-Doctoral Scholar Poster University of Pittsburgh, Institute on Aging Symposium, 2011, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Identification of a genetic interaction between the tumor suppressor EAF2 and the retinoblastoma protein (Rb) signaling pathway in C elegans and prostate cancer cells  
    L. Cai, D. Wang, A.L. Fisher, and Z. Wang, Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 1/1/2014
  • Analyzing cell physiology in C elegans with fluorescent ratiometric reporters  
    H. Wang, U. Karadge, W.H. Humphries, and A.L. Fisher, Methods, 1/1/2014
  • Improved vectors for selection of transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans  
    A.A. Ferguson, L. Cai, L. Kashyap, and A.L. Fisher, Methods Mol Bio, 1/1/2013
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Genes involved in mevalonate and ubiquione metabolism are essential for delayed muscle aging
    L. Kashyap and A.L. Fisher, International Worm Meeting, 1/1/2011
  • DAF-12 regulates a connected network of genes to ensure robust developmental decisions
    D. Hochbaum and A.L. Fisher, International Worm Meeting, 1/1/2011
  • Identification of a Novel Role for Tyrosine Aminotransferase in Insulin Signaling
    A. Ferguson, Y. Kim, K. Kormanik, P. Hu, and A.L. Fisher, International Worm Meeting, 1/1/2011
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Lectures

  • Aromatic Amino Acids in Health, Aging, and Disease 
    8/1/2014
  • Role of Tyrosine in Insulin Resistance 
    4/1/2014
  • Tyrosine, Insulin Signaling, and Diabetes Risk 
    10/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Amino Acid's Increase Suspected in Diabetes
    Amino Acid's Increase Suspected in DiabetesFebruary 12, 2016 19:04

Hospital Affiliations