Alzheimer’s Disease

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Study reveals novel biomarkers for future dementia risk

March 6, 2018

Participants’ blood samples were drawn years before their dementia diagnosis. Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is co-leader and senior author on research announced March 6 that identifies novel biomarkers of risk for future dementia. Dementia is a rising tidal wave […]

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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My Central 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

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