Alzheimer’s Disease

FOX 29: The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases

June 13, 2018
 

The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio is being developed to provide comprehensive care while promoting healthier tomorrows for patients and their families.

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Trend shows later onset of dementia, fewer years of the disease

April 24, 2018
 

Findings could be related to reduced stroke risk.

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Research reveals biomarkers for future dementia risk

March 6, 2018
 

The findings will broaden the search for drug targets in dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease and other subtypes.

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Brain connect the dots graphic

Study reveals novel biomarkers for future dementia risk

March 6, 2018
 

Participants’ blood samples were drawn years before their dementia diagnosis. Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is co-leader and senior author on research announced March 6 that identifies novel biomarkers of risk for future dementia. Dementia is a rising tidal wave […]

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Nursing faculty Dr. Pickering receives Rising STAR Award

January 30, 2018
 

She will use the funds to develop a community research collaboratory to accommodate the unique needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers.

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SA Business Journal: New UT Health Alzheimer’s institute scoring talent and cash

November 1, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio has taken big strides in its effort to position the Alamo City as a major center for the study of Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.

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