The UCSF Memory and Aging Center is directed by Dr. Bruce Miller and includes neurologists, neuropsychologists, neuroscientists, speech pathologists, genetic counselors, nurses, pharmacologists, social workers, research coordinators, technologists and administrators.
If you have questions about the clinical trials offered at the Memory and Aging Center, feel free to contact the clinical trials team directly.
This list defines many of the words you hear when learning about neurodegenerative disease.
Researchers have recently found a single gene cause for two neurodegenerative conditions that are distinct but related, FTD and ALS.
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Dr. Michael Geschwind and Dr. Stanley Prusiner share their work on prion disease as a model to hopefully find cures for not only Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease but also Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia and Parkinson's disease.
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A prion protein is a naturally occurring protein that can be found throughout our bodies and in high concentrations in the brain.
Steve, a California physician, whose wife spontaneously developed CJD, shares his experiences with the public.