Alzheimer’s Disease

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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Texas Public Radio: Can You Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s?

January 28, 2019
 

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain condition that affects thinking, memory and behavior. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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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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