About the conference

Health care professionals and students interested in collaboration and discussion on transformational care, research and therapeutics in Alzheimer’s disease are invited to the 2nd Annual South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. The annual conference is hosted by the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium, the University of Texas at San Antonio and the UT Rio Grande Valley Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging.

The conference will begin with a public event and panel discussion on “New Hope for Treating and Preventing Alzheimer’s and other Dementias: Discoveries from Around the World” on Sunday, February 23 at UT Health San Antonio. All conference attendees are invited to register for the public event. Conference attendees are also encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster blitz competition on Monday, February 24 at the Briscoe Western Art Museum.

Themes
  • Alzheimer’s in the Hispanic Population
  • Precision Omic, Cognitive and Neuroimaging Approach to the Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Dementia
  • Novel Approaches to the Care and Treatment of Patients and Care Partners Including Home Based Care