MitoQ proprietary antioxidant selected for NIA study

January 4, 2016

MitoQ, the world’s first antioxidant formula demonstrating ability to penetrate mitochondria in order to deliver antioxidants in meaningful levels, has been selected for the USA’s National Institute of Aging’s (NIA) Interventions Testing Program (ITP), reports the Health Science Center’s Randy Strong PhD, Read the full story at Alzheimer’s News Today


$1 million for Alzheimer’s research

December 4, 2015

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the Health Science Center, personally thanked Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio trustees Dec. 3 for their unprecedented grant of $1,050,000 toward South Texas’ first Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Disease. The grant is the largest in the foundation’s history.

Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D. (left) poses with Cody Knowlton, president and CEO of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio.



$1.2 million funds studies of Alzheimer’s cell biology

November 2, 2012

Two newly funded grants totaling $1.2 million will support studies of Alzheimer’s disease at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.



Tiny molecule may prove big in fight against neurodegenerative diseases

May 4, 2011

A tiny molecule that circulates in the body in minute quantities, especially in the brain, represents a novel and promising therapeutic strategy for syndromes such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, UT Health Science Center San Antonio researchers say in a newly published paper.