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, researchers 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.

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Now everyone can power dementia research

Clinical trial volunteer

Volunteers from all health backgrounds are needed to help us learn more about dementia. As a healthy clinical trial volunteer, your participation may include one or two clinical visits overtime or providing a one-time sample of blood.

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Brain Health Registry

Test your brain health online and help millions of families with dementia. Take online game-like memory and thinking brain tests to accelerate the discovery of treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, PTSD and other brain disorders.

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Donate blood

We are learning more about dementia and Alzheimer’s by studying how biology and the environment may influence your health. You can be a part of our research by providing samples, like blood, for us to use to complete life-saving studies.

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Organ donation

When you donate, you are helping us find better ways to diagnose and treat millions of people living with dementia. Some of the most exciting advances and discoveries come from studying brain tissue, which is why we need your help.

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“UT Health San Antonio has the passion and vision. Because of the inspiration from Glenn Biggs, Dr. Henrich had a grand vision that also matched what I wanted to do. The grandness of this vision makes our likelihood for success greater.”

Sudha Seshadri, MD,  director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases