Alzheimer’s Disease


What you need to know about brain donation

August 6, 2019
 

A Dialogue on Dementia seminar set for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, will focus on the brain donation program, the outcomes and the unlimited potential that comes from this selfless gift.

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Study finds CTE in 6% of subjects

June 21, 2019
 

Nearly 6% of athletes and non-athletes were found to have the neurodegenerative disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the largest, and broadest, study conducted of the disease to date. The findings were published June 14 in the international journal Brain Pathology. “Generally our findings point to CTE being more common in athletes and more common in […]

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Faculty member named an RL5 Scholar

June 6, 2019
 

Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology and member of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disorders, has been named to the RL5 Scholars program.

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KSAT 12: Local scientists help discover new genes to identify risk for Alzheimer’s

June 4, 2019
 

The largest Alzheimer’s study in the world involved scientists at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank

February 25, 2019
 

New bio repository is expected to shed more light on how certain diseases affect Hispanic populations Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal

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Biggs institute hosts Dialogue on Dementia at the Tobin Center

February 25, 2019
 

View the video: The Biggs institute: Transforming the treatment of dementia to serve South Texas families More than 200 people gathered at the Tobin Center in downtown San Antonio Feb. 24 to hear the latest news and research about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The event was sponsored by UT Health San Antonio’s Glenn Biggs Institute […]

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