Our neuroscience research seeks to advance the understanding of diseases and disorders of the brain and nervous system with a focus on neural disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
UT Health San Antonio patented a discovery in protection against traumatic brain injury.
UT Health San Antonio is home to the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases, dedicated to clinical research on Alzheimer’s.
UT Health San Antonio seeks to understand the underlying causes of neural disorders such as anxiety, schizophrenia and PTSD, as well as the mechanisms of addiction and the neurobiology of pain. We also explore neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, traumatic brain injury and epilepsy.
Diseases of the brain and nervous system are among the most costly and debilitating, and among the most difficult to treat. It is hard to imagine anyone who has not been touched in some way by the devastation wrought on individuals, families and communities by these diseases.
UT Health is a leader in translational research studies on neurodegenerative diseases. We take research from the lab into clinical settings to understand the disease process in the brain and explore innovative ways to intervene and slow or stop disease.
A national science publication has featured the work of San Antonio scientists aiming to develop a more effective method of delivering neural stem cells to the brain cells in an effort to move forward stem cell therapies to treat neurological disorders.