Alzheimer’s institute to open this year amid flurry of support
A comprehensive care center for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders will open at the Health Science Center in 2016, fueled by millions in donations gathered in less than two years.
One by one, the students line up to write notes of gratitude to a couple who many haven’t met but who has made a profound impact on their lives. They are messages for Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long, and the occasion is the annual lunch for the Austin philanthropists who have changed the lives of countless Health Science Center students.
Bequest funds the search for answers in mystery illness
They were symptoms that couldn’t be explained. Chronic headaches, nausea, respiratory problems, weakness, irritability, problems with memory and concentration, and depression—all with seemingly no cause. The Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation gave more than $2.7 million to create the Hoffman TILT Program.