Power of the Mind: UT Tyler’s Benjamin Tseng Makes an Impact Through Brain Aging Research

Author: UT Tyler
Published: 03/02/2020

Being part of a traditional Asian family with a mathematician father and English teacher mother, Dr. Benjamin Tseng relented in becoming the household’s medical doctor one day. Against his father’s wishes, he dropped out of medical school after one year to major in communication and advertising and dreamed of becoming a “big city” advertising agency director.

That dream changed in the summer of 1996. Tseng’s father suffered a hemorrhagic stroke – when an artery bursts and bleeds into the surrounding brain, damaging or killing the brain’s nerve cells. His father survived after a 10-day coma.

Full Publication: https://www.uttyler.edu/news/articles/2020/power-of-the-mind/