The Center for Brain Health (Opening in 2024-25)

January 20, 2023

With more than 50 studies, departments and centers, the Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be home to the institution’s many brain health initiatives. For a complete overview of these vital programs, visit advancingbrainhealth.org. Recently, UT Health San Antonio received $60 million in PUF bond […]


The Center for Brain Health (Opening in 2024-25)

January 19, 2023

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu With more than 50 studies, departments and centers, the Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be home to the institution’s many brain health initiatives. For a complete overview of these vital programs, visit https://advancingbrainhealth.org/. Recently, UT Health San Antonio received […]

Scanning of a human brain by X-rays


Art talk seeks to bring ‘ReCollections’ to families living with dementia

January 11, 2023

  Kathleen Schock doesn’t claim to be an art expert. But in her elegantly comfortable home filled with her sister-in-law’s artwork, she points out a favorite piece as it reflects the afternoon sun, changing at every angle. She recalled that four years ago, Jim, her husband of 51 years, was diagnosed with dementia. But like […]


A new era in Alzheimer’s treatment

January 11, 2023

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Statement from the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio about a timely topic in the news: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, approved lecanemab, a drug that targets the basic pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease. The FDA action is […]

Alzheimer's written in wooden cubes on a table


Inflammatory trigger a new clue in Alzheimer’s

January 6, 2023

Researchers discover toxic process involving ‘jumping genes’ Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disorder. “We have identified a new trigger of […]




Inflammatory trigger a new clue in Alzheimer’s

January 6, 2023

Researchers discover toxic process involving ‘jumping genes’ Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 6, 2023) — Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, […]