Community members, health care professionals and students invited to the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference March 8

February 27, 2023

  The Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, will present the 2023 South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference public event for members of the community to learn about new therapies and exciting research advancements in Alzheimer’s and dementia treatment. The free public event, from 5 p.m. […]

UT Health San Antonio scientists tie obesity to Alzheimer’s-related genes

February 22, 2023

Obesity in midlife and in women most closely linked to dementia Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2023) — In a new study, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) link obesity with 21 Alzheimer’s disease-related genes, providing a potential mechanistic explanation for […]

An image of obesity-overweight: A donut with a waist tape