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

Frequently asked questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Sudha Seshadri, MD, founding director of the Biggs Institute, answers frequently asked questions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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