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 1 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.

Now offering video appointments! Call 210-450-9960 for more information.

Learn more about our NIA designation

People from all health backgrounds can now volunteer

Healthy clinical trial volunteers are greatly needed for observational studies, where participation may include free annual exams or providing information about your lifestyle.

As a volunteer, you can help us learn about brain health across different lifestyles and backgrounds.

Learn more about clinical trials

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