Dozens more genes linked with stroke; potential drug targets identified

September 28, 2022

Findings reported in Nature have implications for future dementia care, as well. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2022) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) are part of an international team that discovered 61 additional genetic loci associated with stroke and […]

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School of Nursing financial course to aid family caregivers in lowering out-of-pocket costs

May 9, 2022

To help Latino caregivers manage the high costs of care, UT Health San Antonio is offering a five-part, online course called CONFIDENCE Financial Education and Training. The first weekly course will begin 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 12. Topics will include how to find community resources to displace out-of-pocket care costs, developing help-seeking skills, managing another persons’ money, balancing employment and caregiving and more.

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In the race to solve Alzheimer’s disease, scientists find more needles in the haystack

April 20, 2022

Thanks to international collaboration, more genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than ever before. The list of gene variants recognized for late-onset Alzheimer’s grew from one in 2009 to 40 in 2022. This month, scientists published a list of 75, some of which are considered as prime drug targets. Drug development is underway.




In the race to solve Alzheimer’s disease, scientists find more needles in the haystack

April 19, 2022

Thanks to international collaboration, more genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than ever before. The list of gene variants recognized for late-onset Alzheimer’s grew from one in 2009 to 40 in 2022. This month, scientists published a list of 75, some of which are considered as prime drug targets. Drug development is underway. […]




Team discovers novel root cause of tau-induced neurodegeneration

April 13, 2022

mRNA quality control identified as novel drug target for Alzheimer’s and related dementias Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (April 13, 2022) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported the discovery of a novel mechanism by which pathological forms of tau […]

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UT Health San Antonio, University Health perform region’s first surgery for Alzheimer’s disease

February 1, 2022

Deep brain stimulation targets memory-forming circuits. Media contacts: Will Sansom, UT Health San Antonio, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Elizabeth Allen, University Health, (210) 358-2344, elizabeth.allen@uhs-sa.com   SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 1, 2021) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and clinical partner University Health are among 27 sites worldwide […]

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