Tag Archives: aging

The Brain and HIV

The man is in his early 60s and his medical plate is full: an HIV diagnosis four years ago and well before that he began treatment for diabetes and coronary heart disease. For the most part, these conditions didn’t stop him from juggling the many things he loves to do: swimming, museums and dinner with his partner of 24 years, seeing his grown children and grandchildren, volunteering at a high-risk behavioral health group in his town, gardening, cooking – and oh, if he didn’t have enough to do, he went back to school for the fun of it. His schedule is filled with nine credits at a local college. Read more

Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, Cognition and Aging

The questions raised at the annual research education event on sleep were both provocative and intuitive, many of which referred to aspects of our ongoing sleep research program at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. We are currently investigating sleep, circadian rhythms and cognition in both healthy aging and neurodegenerative disease. Read more

UCSF Mini Med School is Online

If you missed the UCSF Mini Medical School titled The Aging Brain: Frontiers of Neuroscience in Health and Disease featuring the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, you can watch each class in its entirety on our YouTube channel.

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