Neurological Diseases


What you need to know about brain donation

August 6, 2019

A Dialogue on Dementia seminar set for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, will focus on the brain donation program, the outcomes and the unlimited potential that comes from this selfless gift.



Texas Public Radio: Researchers ID treatment window to minimize damage from MS

October 10, 2018

San Antonio researchers have found a critical period of time during which some mobility might be restored to patients with multiple sclerosis. This discovery has doctors stressing the importance of early diagnosis for those with MS. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio



Research reveals biomarkers for future dementia risk

March 6, 2018

The findings will broaden the search for drug targets in dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease and other subtypes.



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.


KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Detecting aneurysms

April 15, 2017

Tens of thousands of people experience ruptured brain aneurysms each year. Watch the full story at KENS 5


News Medical: San Antonio scientists aim to develop effective method for stem cell delivery to the brain

October 5, 2016

A national science publication has featured the work of San Antonio scientists aiming  to  develop a more effective  method of delivering neural stem cells to the brain cells in an effort to move forward stem cell therapies to treat neurological disorders. Read the full story at News Medical