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November 12, 2013
UCSF faculty members will discuss their cutting-edge approaches to researching and delivering health care on at Dreamforce 2013’s “Unusual Thinkers” track.
September 19, 2013
UCSF neuroscientist Jonah R. Chan, PhD, has been named the winner of the inaugural Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research.
July 03, 2013
UCSF scientists discussed their work in developing software, apps and online tools to help veterans with PTSD and brain injuries at the annual "Brain at War" symposium.
May 08, 2013
A new application of an existing medical imaging technology could help predict long-term damage in patients with traumatic brain injury, according to a recent UCSF study.
April 02, 2013
President Barack Obama has unveiled a bold public-private initiative to map the brain to gain greater insight on how we think, learn and remember and to better understand and treat diseases ranging from autism to schizophrenia.
February 20, 2013
A team of researchers at UCSF has uncovered the neurological basis of speech motor control, the complex coordinated activity of tiny brain regions that controls our lips, jaw, tongue and larynx as we speak.
December 10, 2012
In its punishing trajectory, behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia tears away at all we associate with personal identity, rendering someone a fragment of his or her former self. 
November 01, 2012
UCSF neuroscientists have found that by training on attention tests, people young and old can improve brain performance and multitasking skills.
September 13, 2012
Biomedical researchers at UCSF have won five of 51 prestigious National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator awards for high-risk, high-reward research, each receiving up to $1.5 million over five years.
June 13, 2012
A UCSF husband-and-wife research team, Lily Jan and Yuh Nung Jan, will be awarded a major neuroscience award — the Gruber Foundation Neuroscience Prize — for their key insights into the development and function of the nervous system.

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