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April 02, 2019

National study has found that a form of brain imaging that detects Alzheimer’s-related “plaques” significantly influenced clinical management of patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.

April 02, 2019

First Phase of Nationwide Study Demonstrates Clinical Impact of Amyloid PET Imaging

March 27, 2019

Mouse Study Suggests Gut Sensors Monitor the Hydration Potential of Each Drink You Take
New UCSF study may have answered how your brain knows when you’ve had enough water.

March 26, 2019

Ten finalists competed in the fifth annual Grad Slam to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.

March 26, 2019

Ten finalists competed in the fifth annual Grad Slam to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.

March 20, 2019

Early Stage UCSF Study Demonstrates Treatment Boosted Mobility, Reduced Involuntary Muscle Movements
A delicate operation that involved placing a gene into the brain was found to reduce the severity of motor symptoms in patients with moderately advanced Parkinson’s disease.

March 06, 2019

Successful Pharmacological Activation of Nurr1 Opens Doors to Novel Therapies for Incurable Movement Disorder
UCSF researchers developed a strategy for targeting a key molecule implicated in Parkinson’s disease, opening up a potential new treatment strategy for the currently incurable movement disorder.

March 01, 2019

Fruit Fly Tissues Communicate in Ways Once Thought to Be Unique to Nervous System
UCSF lab found that a chemical that acts as a neurotransmitter in the nervous system is essential for cytonemes to mediate cell-to-cell communication between non-neural cells.

February 27, 2019

More than a thousand projects across the University received federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2018, totaling more than $647.8 million.

January 25, 2019

UCSF Neurologists Urge Doctors to Provide Patients ‘Honest Scientific Interpretation’ of Bogus Dementia Treatments
"Brain health” dietary supplements are “pseudomedicine” and health care providers should discourage patients from pursuing them, say neurologists at UCSF, in a JAMA opinion piece.

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