Join us for the inaugural South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference
The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, invite you to the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference for collaboration and discussion on transformational care, research and therapeutics in Alzheimer’s disease.
Registration opening soon!
Questions? Contact us at BiggsInstitute@UTHealthSA.org
Alzheimer’s in the Hispanic Population
Personalized and Precision Approaches to Dementia Prevention, Diagnosis and Care
Sunday, February 24
Pre-Conference Community Event
Protecting your Brain from Alzheimer’s Disease: A Panel Discussion on the Role of Sleep, Stress, Diet and Exercise
Monday, February 25
“Alzheimer’s in Hispanic Populations”
Plenary Session I
Prediction and Prevention of Dementia: Focus on Hispanic Populations
Round Table I: Brain Health in Hispanic Populations
Plenary Session II
Comprehensive Care in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Tuesday, February 26
“Precision Medicine and Genomic Approaches”
Plenary Session III
Cutting Edge and Novel Therapeutic Paradigms
Precision Medicine, Genomics and Neuroimaging
Round Table II: Connecting the Dots-Framework for Connecting Datasets and Research Globally
Careers in Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease
Poster Blitz and Panel Discussion
for UT Health San Antonio students and faculty
Monday, February 25
Academic Learning and Teaching Center, UT Health San Antonio
Students and faculty of UT Health San Antonio are invited to join the Biggs Institute for a panel discussion on careers in neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s disease with nationally renowned experts in dementia.
All junior scientists, postdocs, fellows and graduate students are invited to submit their poster abstract for a Poster Presentation and Poster Blitz competition. Ten junior scientists will be invited to give five minute presentations.
Reception and networking to follow panel discussion.
Sudha Seshadri, M.D., D.M.
Founding Director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio
Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging
Mary Ganguli, M.D., M.P.H., FRCP (C)
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health
Hector Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosciences and Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
William Henrich, M.D.
President of UT Health San Antonio
Maria Carillo, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association
Gladys Maestre, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Memory Disorders Center at the University of Texas at the Rio Grande Valley
Jim Ray, Ph.D.
Director of the Neurodegeneration Consortium (NDC) at MD Anderson
Richard Gibbs, Ph.D.
Director of the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.
Director of the Brain Health Consortium at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Giulio Taglialatela, Ph.D.
Vice Chair for Research at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Director of the Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Marc Diamond, M.D.
Director of the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lisa Schulman, M.D.
Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the University of Maryland
Suzana Petanceska, Ph.D.
Program Officer of the Division of Nueroscience at the National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Dallas Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Program Officer of the Division of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Claudia Moy, Ph.D.
Program Director of the Division of Clinical Research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Rakez Kayed, Ph.D.
Professor at the Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Texas Medical Branch
Denise C. Park, Ph.D.
Director of Research at the Center for Vital Longevity at UT Dallas
Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator of Laboratory for Integrative Functional Genomics at Baylor College of Medicine
Charles DeCarli, M.D.
Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of California
Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.
Dean of Public Health at UT Health at Houston
Joseph Lee, Dr.P.H.
Professor at Columbia University Medical Center
David Glahn, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Yale School of Medicine
George Perry, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Nicolas Musi, M.D.
Director of the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at UT Health San Antonio
Neela Patel, M.D., M.P.H, CMD
Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at UT Health San Antonio
Bess Frost, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at UT Health San Antonio
Carole White, Ph.D., RN
Director of the Caring for the Caregiver program at UT Health San Antonio
In support of the study of Alzheimer’s disease, the conference will be held in promotion of collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Rio Grande Valley Alzheimer´s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging (AD-RCMAR): Partnership for Progress.