Media coverage – Glenn Biggs Institute

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Special report of media coverage, September 2017-present

Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases

(National/international coverage is in bold type.)

Census: 91 stories

Date Media outlet Faculty Topic  
04/12/19 Express-News Dr. Bess Frost Teaching San Antonio researchers to turn brain power into market power  
04/11/19 Alzsforum Dr. Miranda Orr Plaques Age Glial Precursors, Stoking Inflammation  
04/10/19 New York Times Dr. Kevin Bieniek Abnormal Levels of a Protein Linked to C.T.E. Found in N.F.L Players’ Brains, Study Shows  
04/07/19 Science News Dr. Bess Frost Here are 5 RNAs that are stepping out of DNA’s shadow  
03/20/19 KERA News, Dallas Dr. Carole White Special Cafe Offers An Oasis For People With Alzheimer’s And Their Caregivers  
03/19/19 Texas Public Radio, San Antonio Dr. Carole White Special Cafe Offers An Oasis For People With Alzheimer’s And Their Caregivers  
03/15/19 KENS 5 Dr. Carole White Memory café uses games, songs to help Alzheimer’s patients in San Antonio  
03/14/19 News 4 Dr. Kevin Bieniek Brain Bank opens to bring more research and treatment to CTE, Alzheimer’s patients  
03/14/19 Fox 29 Dr. Kevin Bieniek Brain Bank opens to bring more research for CTE, Alzheimer’s patients  
03/08/19 Texas Public Radio Biggs Institute Texas Matters: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s  
03/05/19 Express-News Dr. Sudha Seshadri UT Health San Antonio researchers help identify new genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease  
02/27/19 Texas Public Radio UT Health San Antonio New Study Explores How Active Lifestyles Could Delay Onset Of Dementia  
02/25/19 Express-News Biggs Institute

 

UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank  
02/25/19 Rivard Report Dr. Sudha Seshadri Alzheimer’s Experts Talk Prevention Ahead of South Texas Conference  
02/22/19 San Antonio Business Journal Dr. Sudha Seshadri

 

UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank  
02/14/19 KERA News, Dallas Dr. Sudha Seshadri Researchers Try Nicotine To Treat Memory Loss  
02/13/19 Texas Public Radio Dr. Sudha Seshadri Researchers Try Nicotine To Treat Memory Loss  
02/08/19 San Antonio Express-News Dr. Sudha Seshadri San Antonio researchers want to recruit 100,000 people to help predict disease progression  
02/04/19 Alzforum Dr. Bess Frost In Alzheimer’s, Too Little REST Spurs Too Much Neurogenesis  
01/24/19 Science News Dr. Bess Frost Lack of sleep is tied to increases in two Alzheimer’s proteins  
01/23/19 Texas Public Radio Dr. Sudha Seshadri Can You Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s?  
01/23/19 Earth.com Dr. Sudha Seshadri High levels of stress can actually shrink your brain  
01/21/19 KENS 5 – Facebook Dr. Alicia Parker Protecting your brain

(This link works on some browsers, including Google Chrome. An alternative way to find it is to visit KENS 5 videos. Scroll to Jan. 21 to “Protecting your brain.”)

 
01/19/19 Alzforum Dr. Bess Frost Invasion of the Microtubules: Mutant Tau Deforms Neuronal Nuclei  
01/18/19 Study Finds Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress Can Literally Shrink Your Brain, Study Finds  
01/13/19 KFSN-TV, Fresno, CA Dr. Miranda Orr Health Watch: Zombie Cells Attack Alzheimer’s  
01/09/13 Hoodline.com Biggs Institute 3 health and wellness events for your weekend in San Antonio  
12/19/18 Top Health Journal Dr. Sudha Seshadri What is the effect of stress on your brain? Research finds  
12/11/18 La Voce di New York Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress? It is among the worst enemies for the health of our brain

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12/03/18 Kabar 6.com, Tangarang, Indonesia Dr. Sudha Seshadri Is it true that stress makes the brain shrink?  
11/28/18 WQAD-TV, Moline, IL Dr. Miranda Orr YOUR HEALTH: Might “zombie cells” cause Alzheimer’s disease?  
11/26/18 WINK-TV, Fort Myers, FL Dr. Miranda Orr Zombie cells that attack Alzheimer’s disease may lead to cure  
11/26/18 Texas Standard Dr. Sudha Seshadri How Midlife Stress Could Play A Role In Development Of Dementia Later In Life  
11/21/18 Healthline Dr. Sudha Seshadri How Stress Can Shrink Your Brain and 6 Ways to Keep It from Happening  
11/19/18 KSAT 12 Dr. Miranda Orr Zombie cells attack Alzheimer’s  
11/07/18 San Antonio Express-News Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Dr. William Henrich

We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami  
11/07/18 Houston Chronicle Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Dr. William Henrich

We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami  
11/07/18 Laredo Morning Times Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Dr. William Henrich

We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami  
11/07/18 The Versed Dr. Sudha Seshadri Here’s How You Can Stop Your Brain From Shrinking  
11/02/18 KPCC, Los Angeles Dr. Sudha Seshadri Take a chill pill, doctor’s orders: Study says stress can lead to brain shrinkage, memory loss  
11/01/18 Ladders Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress may be shrinking your brain, it turns out  
10/31/18 Greater Kashmir Dr. Sudha Seshadri Study shows link between stress and weak memory  
10/29/18 Everyday Health Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress Takes Its Toll on Memory Function and Brain Volume in Middle-Aged Adults  
10/28/18 Jakarta Post, Indonesia Dr. Sudha Seshadri Memory loss and brain shrinkage associated with stress: Study  
10/26/18 Slash Gear Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress in middle age linked with reduced memory and brain shrinkage  
10/26/18 Malay Mail Dr. Sudha Seshadri New study links stress to worse memory, reduced brain size in middle age  
10/26/18 Medical Daily Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stressed Out? Your Brain Could Be Shrinking As A Result  
10/26/18 IFL Science Dr. Sudha Seshadri High Levels Of Stress Could Literally Shrink Your Brain    
10/26/18 Modern Readers Dr. Sudha Seshadri Does Stress Cause Cognitive Decline?  
10/25/18 New Atlas Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress in middle age found to shrink your brain and impair memory  
10/25/18 Science Daily Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress can impair memory, reduce brain size in middle age  
10/25/18 The Verge Dr. Sudha Seshadri Don’t stress out yet about stress shrinking your brain  
10/25/18 Forbes Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress May Actually Shrink The Brain And Impair Memory: Study  
10/25/18 Atlanta Journal Constitution Dr. Sudha Seshadri Study: Stress may be linked to memory loss, brain shrinkage  
10/25/18 Scientific American Dr. Sudha Seshadri “Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability  
10/25/18 TIME Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says  
10/25/18 CNN Dr. Sudha Seshadri Stress might lead to memory loss and brain shrinkage, study says  
10/25/18 WLS 890 AM, Chicago Dr. Sudha Seshadri Just How Bad Is Stress For The Brain?  
10/24/18 Express-News Dr. Sudha Seshadri Study shows stress hormone’s link to memory deficits, brain shrinkage  
10/17/18 Medical Xpress Dr. Sudha Seshadri AHA: no direct link between preeclampsia and cognitive impairment, study finds  
10/05/18 Express-News Dr. Carole White Leaders push to make San Antonio a better place for people with dementia  
09/28/18 Alzforum Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Are Tauopathies Caused by Neuronal and Glial Senescence?  
09/24/18 Forbes Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Senolytic Therapies Seem To Stop Alzheimer’s Disease ‘In Its Tracks’  
09/19/18 The Atlantic Dr. Miranda Orr Wiping Out the Brain’s Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer’s  
09/12/18 Express-News Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Dr. Sudha Seshadri

UT Health San Antonio researchers link ‘zombie cells’ to Alzheimer’s  
09/05/18 KSAT 12 Dr. Alicia Parker

Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Alzheimer’s disease approaching status of health crisis, researchers say  
08/23/18 BioSpace Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Toxic “Zombie Cells” Observed in Alzheimer’s Patients  
08/23/18 Reliawire Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Brain Cellular Senescence Linked With Tau Protein Accumulation  
08/22/18 Next Big Future Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Senescent cells associated with Alzheimer’s disease  
08/22/18 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Tau Tangles Cleared by Senolytic Drugs in Alzheimer’s Mice  
08/22/18 Science Daily Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Stressed, toxic, zombie cells seen for 1st time in Alzheimer’s  
08/22/18 Medical Xpress Dr. Miranda Orr

Dr. Nicolas Musi

Stressed, toxic, zombie cells seen for first time in Alzheimer’s  
07/26/18 Alzforum Dr. Bess Frost Jumping Genes Rampant in Tau Flies  
07/24/18 Science Daily Dr. Bess Frost Abnormal gene copying seen in tauopathy fruit fly models  
07/24/18 Science Codex Dr. Bess Frost Abnormal gene copying seen in tauopathy fruit fly models  
07/24/18 News Medical Life Sciences Dr. Bess Frost Scientists find abnormal gene copying in fruit fly models of tauopathies  
07/24/18 Scicasts Dr. Bess Frost Abnormal Gene Copying Seen in Tauopathy Fruit Fly Models  
07/24/18 Medical Xpress Dr. Bess Frost Abnormal gene copying seen in tauopathy fruit fly models  
07/24/18 Drug Development & Discovery Dr. Bess Frost Abnormal Gene Copying Seen in Taupathy Fruit Fly Models  
07/24/18 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Dr. Bess Frost HIV Drug Reduces Neurodegenerative Disease Pathology in Fruit Flies  
07/05/18 Neurology Today Dr. Sudha Seshadri For Your Patients-Dementia: Exercise May Actually Worsen Dementia, A New Study Suggests (That’s Not Reason to Give Up on It, Neurologists   Say)  
06/13/18 Fox 29 “Focus on South Texas” program Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Dr. Carole White

The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases  
04/23/18 Science Newsline Dr. Sudha Seshadri Dementia Trend Shows Later Onset with Fewer Years of the Disease  
04/23/18 Science Daily Dr. Sudha Seshadri Dementia Trend Shows Later Onset with Fewer Years of the Disease  
03/15/18 Fox 29 Dr. Sudha Seshadri Report: Risk factors for stroke triple after worldwide study  
03/15/18 News 4 Dr. Sudha Seshadri Report: Risk factors for stroke triple after worldwide study  
03/12/18 Science Daily Dr. Sudha Seshadri Worldwide study triples number of known genetic risk factors for stroke  
03/12/18 Laboratory Equipment Dr. Sudha Seshadri Worldwide Study Triples Number of Known Genetic Risk Factors for Stroke  
10/31/17 San Antonio Business Journal Dr. Sudha Seshadri New UT Health Alzheimer’s institute hires first director while raising millions  
09/19/17 Rivard Report Dr. Sudha Seshadri UT Health SA names Seshadri director of Alzheimer’s institute  
09/15/17 Express-News Dr. Carole White During a ‘virtual tour’ of dementia, nothing seems easy  

 



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