Alzheimer’s Disease


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.

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Alzheimer's Disease

News 4: Health Science Center designing comprehensive Alzheimer’s Institute

December 19, 2016

With a projection of more and more patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, doctors at the UT Health Science Center are designing a comprehensive care center. “We hope to open the center in the spring of 2017,” said Dr. William Henrich, president.

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$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.

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Bess Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Frost receives New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 14, 2016

Bess Frost, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell systems and anatomy at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, has been awarded the 2016 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease from the American Federation for Aging Research.

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Alzheimer's Disease

UT Health Science Center to host presentation, discussion on new community initiative for Alzheimer’s caregivers

October 4, 2016

To better serve the needs of families and health professionals who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, the School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is hosting two free events ― Oct. 6-7 ― that will begin discussions for a community-based Caring for the Caregiver initiative.

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Alzheimer's Disease

KENS 5: Breakthrough drug in the battle against Alzheimer’s

September 6, 2016

More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, an illness first discovered more than 100 years ago. Now researchers say that there is a possible breakthrough in the battle against the debilitating disease. Watch the full story at KENS 5

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