Alzheimer's Disease Center

We are dedicated to finding ways to treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease – a devastating illness that is predicted to rise to 12 million cases by the year 2030. We strive to educate people with Alzheimer's and their loved ones about the research, treatment, and support available at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Upcoming Events

2015 Greater Dallas Walk to End Alzheimer's

When: September 26, 2015
Registration at 7am | Ceremony at 8:30am | Walk at 9am

AT&T Plaza at American Airlines Center
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2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219

Join the Brainiacs or support our team with a donation.

ADC Brainiacs Team - Memory Walk 2014
ADC Brainiacs Team 2014

Brain Smart University

Free class where you will learn how the brain ages normally, diseases of brain aging, lifestyle practices for improving memory, and current research updates. Free lunch, door prizes and giveaways.

When: October 3, 2015, 9am-1pm
Hamilton Park United Methodist Church, 11881 Schroeder Rd., Dallas, TX 75243
214-648-0563 or email

Fall Public Forum: "Keep Your Brain Youthful Forever"

Dr. Tony Wyss-Coray will discuss his work at Stanford University lab where he has found that components of blood in young mice can restore mental capabilities in old mice. Could this research be applied to humans in the future?

When: October 8, 2015
Where: Hamon/Simmons Biomedical  Research Buildings
RSVP: 214-648-2344 or email

Help Us Find a Cure

Please consider supporting the ADC's research through a monetary donation. Your support has the potential to help develop treatments for the prevention of Alzheimer's or possibly find a cure.

Click here to make an online donation. IMPORTANT: In order to make a direct donation to the ADC, choose "Specific Use" under Designation and then enter Alzheimer's Disease Center - Dr. Mary Quiceno in the blank below.

If you would like to donate your time, we have several clinical trials that need volunteers. The ADC has a strong research focus and conducts studies on brain changes related to healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, and other disorders.  If you would like to take part, please fill out this brief volunteer form.