Be a part of our mission to make lives better
The Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases is housed within the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, the premier academic and bioscience research organization in South Texas.
As the region’s largest research university, UT Health San Antonio offers a broad range of programs to advance research and clinical practice, to educate the next generation of practitioners, as well as to inform policy and promote advocacy for the growing issues impacting Texans and others who suffer from disorders affecting the brain.
With more than 50 studies, departments and centers we are the hub of translational research and education dedicated to improving brain health and serving the comprehensive brain health needs of patients.
UT Health San Antonio is ranked in the top 3% of all organizations worldwide that receive National Institutes of Health funding.
2.6 million patient visits
More than 2.6 million patient visits are provided every year at
UT Health San Antonio.
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