A National Institute of Health Center of Excellence

Designated National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Research CenterAs a nationally recognized Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, we are dedicated to providing the best dementia care for patients and their families based on the most up-to-date knowledge and technology.

We approach dementia care as a team of experts to provide you all the tests needed for a diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan with access to innovative treatments through clinical trials.

Patients and families are also connected to educational resources and support for complete dementia care.

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Response to Lecanemab (Leqembi®)

The Biggs Institute is excited about the progress of promising new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, including lecanemab.

We acknowledge this is a first step in treatment advancements and lecanemab is not for everyone and is only suitable for persons with mild dementia and at low risk for complications like bleeding.

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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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