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


    • Lewy Body Dementia Support Group

      Join our experts in dementia care for encouraging discussion surrounding the impact of Lewy body dementia (LBD) in a supportive and informative environment with others who are living with LBD or caring for someone with LBD.
    • Neurepiomics Course 2023

      An intensive 3-day meeting featuring didactics and workshops on the study of brain aging, MRI and PET brain imaging, Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative diseases, stroke and vascular contributions to cognitive impairment using the combined perspectives of neurology, epidemiology and multiomics.
    • CHARGE San Antonio

      The conference includes presentations from leading international geneticists and epidemiologists, a variety of symposia, workshops, posters and other sessions focusing on the most important and recent developments in human genetic epidemiology.

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