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Building A Brain

What’s needed to understand the brain is a parts list: a population of neurons, a close community of glial cells and a map of the neighborhoods that are hard hit in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases. Bring neurologist Bill Seeley these things and let him get under the hood: He will figure out why some brain regions are vulnerable to specific diseases and others are not. 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