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Dialogue on Dementia

Join the Biggs Institute as we bring you renowned physicians and scientists for a robust educational series called “Dialogue on Dementia”

Learn more about the many facets of dementia and about groundbreaking research on the onset and advancement of dementia, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

The series is offered by the Institute to connect caregivers, family members and health care professionals to resources and information available today, as we continue to work tomorrow’s breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s research. After each seminar, attendees are invited for open dialogue directly with leading experts in dementia care.

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Our most recent dialogue

Progressive Loss of Language-What is Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)?

Join Maya Henry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin, for a presentation on the neurological syndrome, PPA, in which language capabilities become slowly and progressively impaired from a neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Interested in learning more?

Watch our previous dialogues with leading experts in dementia care.

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Upcoming events


Dialogue on Dementia: What if it’s not Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s? An Introduction to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

Symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus resemble those of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Learn about normal pressure hydrocephalus, a brain disorder that can be overlooked or misdiagnosed at this upcoming Dialogue on Dementia.

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South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference Public Event

Meet the leading physicians in dementia care, ask questions about research and patient care, get connected to clinical trials and resources and hear a panel discussion on new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease with experts from around the world at this free public event hosted by the Biggs Institute in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association.

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