Adam Boxer, MD, PhD, and Howie Rosen, MD, of the Memory and Aging Center (MAC), have won a $6.25 million grant to study Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD) through the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN), which is led by National Institute’s of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
Two special global health issues of Science and Science Translational Medicine were conceived with help from Jaime Sepulveda, executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences.
Celebrations of the July 26, 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H.W. Bush will take place across the nation during the week of July 21-27, 2014. The UCSF Committee on Disability Issues will be working over the next year to identify issues of concern for people with disabilities and set objectives to address these key issues.
AIDS Walk San Francisco will take place Sunday, July 20, at Golden Gate Park. UCSF takes pride in attaining Gold Team status as one of the top fundraisers in the Bay Area.