Tag Archives: Parkinson’s

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 Report Describes New Model for Neurodegeneration

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has developed a new model for how inherited genes contribute to a common but untreatable and incurable neurodegenerative disease. The disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, is the second most common cause of dementia before age 65, after Alzheimer’s disease.

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