Student Event: South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference Panel Discussion

Event Date & Time

February 25, 2019 at 5:00-7:00pm


UT Health San Antonio Academic Learning and Teaching Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr. San Antonio, TX 78229

Event Details:
As part of the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference, students of UT Health San Antonio are invited to join the Biggs Institute for an expert panel discussion.

The multidisciplinary expert panel will discuss the various career opportunities in the study and treatment of Alzheimer’s and neurodegeneration followed by a reception and networking.

Poster blitz

Students are also invited to submit a poster abstract for a poster presentation and poster blitz competition. Ten junior scientists will be invited to give five minute presentations at the conference. Poster prizes will be awarded to the best posters.

Poster prizes

First place $2,000

Second place $1,000

Third place  $500

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About the Speaker(s)

Charles DeCarli, M.D.

Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of California




Lenore J. Launer, Ph.D.,

Laboratory Chief at the National Institute on Aging





George Perry, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio





Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator of Laboratory for Integrative Functional Genomics at Baylor College of Medicine




Eric L. Shipp, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Associate Director, Finance and Administration of the Biggs Institute





Carole White, Ph.D., R.N.

Director of Caring for the Caregiver at UT Health San Antonio