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October 10, 2019
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Graduate Student and Postdoc Seed Grant Awards

The Brain Health Consortium (BHC), in partnership with the UTSA Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise, announces seed grant awards for graduate students (Master’s and PhD) and postdoctoral research fellows from UTSA. Read more  
September 26, 2019
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BHC in Local News

Dr. Jenny Hsieh and the Brain Health Consortium are highlighted in a news article from the Local Community News. Full article at the link below: https://localcommunitynews.com/2019/07/brains-in-a-dish-new-tools-to-understand-brain-function/ Read more  
September 12, 2019
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BHC Brown Bag Lunches

The UTSA Brain Health Consortium invites you to the Brain Health Consortium faculty brown bag lunches. TDuring these lunches, we will have informal, small group discussions to share research interests. Please bring your lunch and join us. Fridays from 12-1pm in DAR (BSB 3.03.10) Fall 2019 • 9/27 - Global brain disorders, Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D., Department of Biology • 10/18 Brain-computer interface, Yufei Huang, Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Chemical Engineering • 11/22 Military brain health, Sandra Morissette, Ph.D., Department of Psychology Read more  
July 11, 2019
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UTSA Neurosciences Institute - 2019 Neuroscience Symposium

Join the UTSA Neurosciences Institute on September 12, 2019 for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium - "Brain Oscillations in Parkinson's Disease." This event is free and open to the public. September 12, 2019 from 9AM - 5PM UTSA Main Campus, BSE 2.102 Read more  
May 6, 2019
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Jenny Hsieh - UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Jenny Hsieh will deliver her talk titled "Gene Editing, Precision Medicine, and the Ethics of Designer Babies" for the UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series. This speaker series is the university’s gift to San Antonio in honor of its anniversary year. Spend an evening stirring your curiosity during these monthly talks featuring some of UTSA’s most renowned faculty, and learn how the latest research in their fields applies to our daily lives Read more  
March 27, 2019
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The Adult Brain Does Grow New Neurons After All, Study Says

Jenny Hsieh, a professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio who was not involved in the new research, said the study provides a lesson for all scientists who rely on the generosity of brain donations. “If and when we go and look at something in human postmortem, we have to be very cautious about these technical issues.” Read more  
February 27, 2019
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APRIL 10th - Distinguished Public Lecture

On April 10th, the UTSA Neurosciences Institute and Brain Health Consortium present the 2019 Distinguished Public Lecture - "Translation of Gene Therapeutics in Neurological & Neuromuscular Diseases," with Brian Kasper, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of AveXis, Inc, a Novartis Company. Read more  
January 28, 2019
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San Antonio Scientists Weigh In On Issues Surrounding CRISPR

Dr. Jenny Hsieh of the UTSA Brain Health Consortium explains the way scientists are using CRISPR technology in the lab. Read more  
January 2, 2019

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September 19, 2018

So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia

Huffington Post
"Dementia is a cognitive loss at any time of life and encompasses many diseases," said George Perry, chief scientist of the Brain Health Consortium at the University of Texas at San Antonio and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. "It can happen at any stage of life … or because of an accident resulting in brain damage or a stroke." Read more