A national center of excellence for dementia care and research

The Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio is one of 33 centers in the nation and the only one in Texas recognized as a National Institute on Aging (NIA)- designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

This designation takes our research and care to the next level as we approach dementia care as a team of experts to provide you all the tests needed for a diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan with access to innovative treatments through clinical trials.

From diagnosis to supportive and educational resources, our team is here to provide the dementia care you and your family need.

Learn more about our NIA designation

Biggs Institute’s innovative research on brain aging featured on Texas Public Radio’s Science & Medicine

Researchers from the Biggs Institute and UT Health San Antonio discuss how their scientific discovery advances the way medicine is practiced around the world.

Listen to the episodes