Myth or fact? Test your knowledge of the brain and learn ways to keep your brain healthy

January 27, 2023

By Arash Salardini, MD, Neurology, Glenn Biggs Institute The brain is among the most complex organs in the human body. As the body’s command center, it controls our memories, emotions, thoughts, movements, vision, motor skills, the processes that regulate our bodies and the attributes that make each one of us unique. Given its complex job, […]


UT Health San Antonio specialists to discuss latest treatments of movement disorders

January 25, 2023

Deep brain stimulation, continuous levodopa infusion among topics Four fellowship-trained movement disorders neurologists from UT Health San Antonio will give talks Friday (Jan. 27) at the Parkinson’s Foundation Tri-State Symposium. These physicians will discuss the newest developments in research and clinical trials of Parkinson’s disease and other disorders. The symposium, free and open to the […]


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 […]

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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 […]