Could enhancing the body’s own marijuana-like chemical treat Alzheimer’s?

June 23, 2023

  Can the body’s naturally occurring “pot” be boosted in the brain to treat Alzheimer’s disease? A researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is studying that intriguing question with $4.4 million in newly awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health. Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), derived from marijuana or cannabis plants, […]




300 attend ‘Think Science: Dementia in South Texas’

June 12, 2023

Clinical trials, brain and biobank donation and risk factors among topics discussed “Think Science: Dementia in South Texas,” a live event moderated by Nathan Cone of Texas Public Radio, drew 300 people to the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus June 7 for an intriguing and inspiring discussion of a topic important to so […]