Category Archives: UCSF News

Bruce Miller Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Bruce L. Miller, MD, A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor in Neurology and director of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Read more

Identity Theft: The Destructive Course of Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia

UCSF Neurologist Develops Brain Imaging Strategies for Mapping Disease

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Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads Through Linked Nerve Cells, Brain Imaging Studies Suggest

UCSF Finding Raises Hopes to Use MRI to Predict Disease Progression

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may spread within nerve networks in the brain by moving directly between connected neurons, instead of in other ways proposed by scientists, such as by propagating in all directions, according to researchers who report the finding in the March 22 edition of the journal Neuron. Read more