The Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) is a collaboration between seven of the state’s leading medical research institutions, working to improve early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders has provided $35,325,775.83 in research grants since 2005.

2005-2017 Disbursements by Site:

Baylor College of Medicine$5,001,135.93 (2005-2017)

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center$10,790,492.20 (2005-2017)

The University of North Texas Health Science Center$7,706,739.68 (2005-2017)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center$4,757,018.97 (2005-2017)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

$3,839,242.05 (2009-2017)

Texas A&M Health Science Center

$2,016,344.00 (2014-2017)

The University of Texas at Austin$807,420.00 (2016-2017)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

$407,383.00 (2005-2009)

Grand Total: $35,325,775.83

TARCC Funding Distributions since 2005

Alzheimer's Facts

brain-icon-small-11 in 9 people age 65+ has Alzheimer's disease.

brain-icon-small-1About 490,000 Texans are projected to have Alzheimer's by 2025.

brain-icon-small-11 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia.

brain-icon-small-1Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.

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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.