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UCSF at Dreamforce 2014: Revolutionary Research Powered By Technology

October 06, 2014 Video games that make you smarter. A chip that can identify mysterious illnesses in hours. These are some of the topics top UCSF scientists will discuss at this year’s free UCSF Dreamforce track on Oct. 15.

Neuro ICU Team Forms an Ice Bucket Challenge Chain Reaction

August 26, 2014 When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.

Chancellor Hawgood Accepts the Challenge

August 22, 2014 On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.

UCSF Wins Gold, Silver in International CASE Awards

June 04, 2014 UCSF won gold and silver medals in an international contest from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), which announced its Circle of Excellence awards Wednesday morning.

UCSF Researchers Among Those Recognized by President Obama

April 15, 2014 Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Singing Professor Offers Musical Lectures for Medical Students

December 28, 2012 A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.

New Dementia Diagnostic Exams and Gene Findings Bode Well for Treatment

October 19, 2012 As part of receiving the Academic Senate's 12th Annual Faculty Research Lectureship in Clinical Science, behavioral neurologist Bruce Miller, MD, recently gave a lecture in which he described recent advances in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) research.

Neural Stem Cell Study Arose from Culture of Collaboration That Drives Clinical Innovation

October 10, 2012 A new study that represents a significant first step in exploring the potential of stem cells to treat neurological disease is a “natural outgrowth” of a longstanding culture of interdisciplinary collaboration in UCSF neonatology — a culture that UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital physicians David Rowitch and Donna Ferriero work hard to sustain.

Bruce Miller to Deliver UCSF Academic Senate's 12th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Clinical Science

September 20, 2012 Bruce L. Miller, MD, professor of neurology and psychiatry at UCSF where he holds the A.W. & Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Chair, is the recipient of the 12th Annual Faculty Research Lectureship in Clinical Science for his legacy-building work on frontotemporal dementia and related disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

Helping Multiple Sclerosis Patients Face Dizzying Medication Decisions

August 08, 2012 There is no cure for multiple sclerosis, but several medications can help slow its devastating effects, and extend healthier years for the roughly 2.5 million people worldwide diagnosed with this chronic neurological disease.

Expert to Talk About Neurological Basis of Pain and Its Control

March 27, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to hear Allan Basbaum's lecture, “The Neurological Basis of Pain and Its Control,” on April 17 as part of the Second Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science.

Two Scientists Receive 2011 Young Investigator Award from Society for Neuroscience

November 14, 2011 UCSF scientists Anatol Kreitzer, PhD, and Loren Frank, PhD, have won and will share the prestigious 2011 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Neuroscience. 

Vicki Kennedy Headlines UCSF Panel About Brain Tumors

October 26, 2011 The widow of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy joined a UCSF panel of caregivers and clinicians who recently explored ways of enhancing the quality of life and care of brain cancer patients.

UCSF Neurologist William Seeley Named MacArthur Fellow

September 20, 2011 UCSF neurologist William Seeley, MD, has been named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow, one of the highest honors bestowed on an individual in the United States.

UCSF's Olney Driven to Publish Clinical Finding Even as ALS Takes its Toll

April 27, 2011 Richard K. Olney, MD, the founding director of the ALS Treatment and Research Center at UCSF and a pioneer in ALS clinical research, pushes to complete a clinical research paper, even as he nears the end of his own struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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