A nationally designated center of excellence for dementia care and research

We are one of 33 centers in the nation and the only one in Texas recognized as a National Institute on Aging designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

This national designation, takes our research and care to the next level, elevating our technology and knowledge and strengthening our dedication and commitment to transforming dementia care.

Our mission

To provide a compassionate and comprehensive network of clinical care for patients and their families with access to the most advanced treatment in clinical trials, as we continue to lead the search for a cure for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Our team

We are physicians, scientists and supportive staff working together to provide you comprehensive care with the vision of restoring function and hope to millions.

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About Glenn Biggs

Glenn Biggs was a prominent figure whose leadership influenced economic development across San Antonio, Texas. When he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, he and his family struggled to find comprehensive dementia care. This search led him to approach UT Health San Antonio and many other community leaders to address the need for a comprehensive center dedicated to understanding Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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Construction underway on first of its kind Center for Brain Health at UT Health San Antonio

The Center for Brain Health will include an imaging suite and a non-oncology infusion suite for patient care and clinical trials. The imaging suite will have a 7-Tesla magnet to be used in cutting-edge research. The building will be designed for the future and feature ease of access for patients and their loved ones.

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