Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium

Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium
Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium2021-09-17T11:15:06-05:00

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

The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders has provided $52,471,321.23 in research grants since 2005.

2005-2021 Disbursements by Site:

Baylor College of Medicine$6,529,703.93 (2005-2021)

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center$16,868,466.20 (2005-2021)

The University of North Texas Health Science Center$9,402,049.88 (2005-2021)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center$5,542,118.97 (2005-2021)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

$6,306,330.15 (2009-2021)

Texas A&M Health Science Center

$2,789,085.50 (2014-2021)

The University of Texas at Austin$1,718,023.60 (2016-2021)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

$1,954,261.20 (2005-2009; 2018-2021)

UTMB Health (Galveston)

$750,000.00 (2018-2021)

UT Rio Grande Valley

$611,281.80 (2019-2021)

Grand Total: $52,471,321.23

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.

Get Involved

TARCC 2022 Scientific Symposium

Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Science, Research, and Care

Save the date!
January 26-27, 2022

Read more about this free event here.

Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium Scientific Symposium

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.
View all TARCC Investigator Grant Awards here.

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Read TARCC's Latest Facebook Posts:

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TARCC is looking for informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias to take part in a study that teaches care partners techniques to cope with difficult situations.
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Examining neuronal loss and degeneration, TARCC-funded Junior Investigator Hua Liu at UTMB contributed to a study of the Zika virus and how it induces progressive neuronal and vascular damage, and retinal inflammation. actaneurocomms.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40478-021-01195-6

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The Texas Health and Human Services is proud to announce the launch of the Texercise Prevents: Malnutrition in Older Texans awareness campaign. Go to their website to learn about the role of good nutrition in healthy aging. www.hhs.texas.gov/services/health/wellness/texercise/healthy-eating