Professional Resources

As an academic institution and an NIH-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the UCSF Memory and Aging Center is committed to sharing tools for research with other scientists of the highest caliber.

  • The Neurodegenerative Disease Brain Bank (NDBB) serves as a repository for nervous system tissue donated for research purposes.
  • The Dementia Care Pathway is a suite of tools and educational materials specifically designed to improve the ability of non-specialists to more effectively diagnose and treat dementia in their patients.
  • The Care Ecosystem is a model of dementia care designed to provide personalized, cost-efficient care for persons with dementia and their caregivers. The downloadable toolkit is a guide to enable health systems and clinics to provide dementia-capable care to the growing population affected by dementia and their caregivers.
  • TabCAT and EXAMINER are computer- and tablet-based cognitive tests designed for use in clinical research studies.