Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Alzheimer's Disease

Public invited to viewing party for Alzheimer’s documentary

August 31, 2017
 

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at UT Health San Antonio, in conjunction with the San Antonio Area Foundation, will host a viewing of a groundbreaking movie on Alzheimer’s disease, “You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t.” According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s […]

Read more



TPR’s The Source: Barshop battles consequences of aging

February 10, 2017
 

Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean you have to deal with problems related to old age. Some of the world’s leading research on how to fight the consequences of aging is happening here in San Antonio at UT Health’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.

Read more


My Central Jersey.com: Heartbeats: Stress-busting program for family caregivers

January 16, 2017
 

Only those who have shared the experience can understand how stressful providing care for a loved one with dementia can be. Watch the full story at My Central Jersey.com

Read more

Exercise

News 4: San Antonio doctors to study how exercising benefits the body

December 22, 2016
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston are working together to study how exercise changes the body at the molecular level.

Read more