The Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) is a collaboration between nine of the state’s leading medical research institutions, working to improve early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston added by Council action Feb. 2018.
Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium Scientific Symposium
Thursday, January 31, 2019
8am – 4:20pm
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, Texas 78705
Please join researchers from the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) to hear the latest on Alzheimer’s disease and related work being conducted at TARCC member institutions:
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
University of North Texas Health Science Center
UT Health Science Center–San Antonio
UT-Austin Dell Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Health Science Center–Houston
UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Please register your attendance. There is no charge to attend.
Abstract submissions are now open.
Submissions are due Friday, January 4th.
Notification to authors will be done via email on Tuesday, January 15th.
1 in 9 people age 65+ has Alzheimer's disease.
About 490,000 Texans are projected to have Alzheimer's by 2025.
Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.
TARCC Research Updates
TARCC investigators have been involved in a number of new, important research studies. Recently published research is wide ranging, spanning the gamut from clinical trials to new cognitive diagnostics; blood-based biomarkers in Mexican-Americans; identification of additional risk genes; and validation of biomarker algorithms in AD patients and AD animal models.
View all TARCC researcher publications here.