Exploring genetic linkages within families

As a retirement destination, Georgetown is one of our country’s fastest-growing cities and home to a large and growing number of age-restricted communities of people who remain actively engaged in community service, and a multitude of social and recreational lifestyles. 

The study started in Georgetown, Texas, a magnet for retirees

Whether they want to be closer to their families in nearby Austin, Temple, Dallas or Houston, these folks care about their families and are uniquely poised to engage in long-term, multi-generational studies of aging and neurodegenerative disease.

Located in the heart of Texas medical research

Situated centrally in the Texas growth corridor among premier medical facilities in nearby Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, Georgetown is strategically positioned to collaborate with leading researchers on advanced brain research. In addition to the University of Texas System facilities, the area features a network of advanced medical facilities that include Austin Regional Clinic, Ascension Seton Healthcare, Baylor Scott & White Health, St. David’s Healthcare, Texas A&M Health, Veterans Healthcare System, and Fort Hood, the largest active military base in the world.