Alzheimer’s Disease


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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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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