UT Health Science Center San Antonio study will assess Mexican Americans and dementia risk

Typically, it is by studying populations that haven't yet been studied that we find answers. — Sudha Seshadri, MD, UT Health San Antonio The Univer...

August 2, 2023
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Typically, it is by studying populations that haven't yet been studied that we find answers. — Sudha Seshadri, MD, UT Health San Antonio The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has received a five-year, $15.5 million grant to conduct the San Antonio Heart and Mind Study, an investigation of why the region's older Mexican Americans experience a higher rate of dementia than older non-Hispanic white adults. The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging awarded the funding.