Texas Alzheimer’s Disease Partnership Meeting, May 18th, 2017

Registration for the 2017 Texas Alzheimer’s Disease Partnership Meeting on May 18th is now open. We look forward to hearing Marc Diamond, M.D. of UT Southwestern update us on new AD research, as well as hear a presentation on the Texas State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease. Don’t miss this informative event. Find more information and register here!

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Austin, May, 2017: Press Release (PDF)

A group of 78 UT Austin students known as the Legacy Council Rookies, part of the Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease, have raised $35,000 to benefit the Fund, which will be directly granted to Texas researchers searching for a cure to the life alerting disease. Co-chaired by 3 seniors (Rob Montgomery, Jenna McGaw, and Allyson Poujol), these …

Austin, April 5, 2017: Press Release (PDF)

Austin, April 5, 2017: Dr. Yingfei Wang of The University of Texas Southwestern will be submitting her second year research report and findings to The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease by December 2017. Dr. Wang was one of five carefully selected recipients of the 2015 DKR Fund research grant, receiving $165,000 to fund her project, “The role …

Austin x Fashion Brunch, May 21, 2017

Austin X Fashion Brunch, Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Join DKR Fund’s Founding Chair Ava Late as she host’s the “Brunch of the Year” for Austin X Fashion on Sunday, May 21st from 9:30am-12pm. Eat, drink, and enjoy fabulous runway fashion, all benefiting the DKR Fund! Get tickets below.

March 1st, 2017: Press Release (PDF)

AUSTIN, TX March 1, 2017: Drs. Murat Plattner and Florian Durakoglugil of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX are set to submit their third-year research report and findings to The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease by December 2017. Both doctors were recipients of the 2014 DKR Fund Research Grant, receiving $165,000 to fund …

Alzheimers Texas

February 20th, 2017: Press Release (PDF)

AUSTIN, TX February 20th, 2017: The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease announces the funding of the 2017 Edith T. Royal Care Initiative. This series of trainings, support opportunities, and disease-specific education will be offered to the general public, caregivers and those affected by AD through Alzheimer’s Texas, a charitable organization founded in 1982 that provides education, support …