Alzheimer’s Disease

KERA: Human drug trial offers hope to those with age-related diseases

January 16, 2019
 

A small first-in-human trial of a medicine that is a potential game changer in the treatment of age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s has shown promise in San Antonio. Read the full story at KERA News

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Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019
 

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]

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Community event at the Tobin Center to shed light on dementia

December 11, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio’s Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, will hold a free public event on dementia on Sunday, Feb. 24, 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the Tobin Center. The event, part of the “Dialogue on Dementia” series, will feature renowned physicians and scientists for an […]

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Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Seshadri: We must end the Alzheimer’s tsunami

November 8, 2018
 

The Biggs Institute is an all-out commitment to quelling the rising tsunami. We do it for patients and families, in memory of a great friend to the San Antonio community, Glenn Biggs.

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Forbes: Senolytic therapies seem to stop Alzheimer’s disease ‘in its tracks’

September 26, 2018
 

Scientists at the UT Health San Antonio have implicated a type of cellular stress for the first time as a player in Alzheimer’s disease. Read the full story at Forbes

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Dementia Friendly San Antonio Town Hall set

August 29, 2018
 

Dementia doesn’t just impact those with a diagnosis. It can dramatically affect caregivers and be felt across a community.

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