The region’s first comprehensive center

The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio is the region’s first comprehensive center dedicated to transforming dementia care through patient care, resources, innovative research and clinical trials.

From diagnostic services using advanced brain imaging to clinical trials and genetic testing, we are here to provide the care our patients and their caregivers need including counseling and supportive events.

How we are transforming dementia care

Patient Care

From diagnosis to treatment, we provide the dementia care our patient and their caregivers need.

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Resources

We provide educational and supportive resources for patients, caregivers, community members and health care students and professionals.

Mature surgeon consoling senior woman in examination room. Doctors and female patient are discussing CAT scan. They are in hospital.

Research

As part of UT Health San Antonio, the premiere academic research center in the region, we collaborate with other leading health care professionals to transform the way we approach the disease.

Events


    • Grace Notes Choir: Online rehearsal

      Grace Notes is a community choir for people with dementia and their loved ones to sing songs and build friendships. 
    • Virtual Gentle Yoga

      Physical activity has a number of benefits for those living with dementia and their caregivers. This class will provide you an opportunity to engage in gentle physical exercise led by a trained and experienced yoga instructor, from the comfort of your own home.
    • Caring for a Parent with Dementia Support Group

      Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be a difficult time for patients and their family members. At the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, support groups are available to help provide support and tools for coping and handling the diagnosis.

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