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April 27, 2010
UCSF’s Louann Brizendine, author of “The Male Brain” and “The Female Brain” will talk at UCSF on April 29.
April 20, 2010
The public is invited to a free forum on new research and emerging treatments in mental health at UCSF’s Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute on April 24.
March 01, 2010
A panel of experts appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom recently presented an action plan as the approaching “age wave may bring a potential crisis in Alzheimer’s and dementia care” to San Francisco.
February 18, 2010
Two UCSF scientists have been selected for the prestigious Potamkin Prize for their “outstanding achievements” in dementia research.
February 16, 2010
UCSF is sponsoring a one-day symposium for the Bay Area research community to bring awareness to the problem of how certain foods can cause an addictive-like state in the brain and are a hidden cause behind the nation's obesity epidemic.
February 16, 2010
UCSF’s Lily Jan and Yuh-Nung Jan, have been named the joint winners of the 2010 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience for their major contributions in brain research.
February 10, 2010
Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at UC Davis, will speak at UCSF about his research on the science of gratitude on February 17.
February 04, 2010
The Lesbian Health & Research Center will commemorate the release of the first-ever comprehensive lesbian health textbook during an afternoon symposium at UCSF on February 8.
January 21, 2010
UCSF is proceeding with the construction of the neurosciences building at Mission Bay, where some of the world’s best scientists and clinicians will collaborate to prevent and cure diseases of the brain.
January 20, 2010
Non-smokers with both long-term exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke and narrowing of the artery that brings blood to the brain had three times the risk of developing dementia than people without either of those risk factors, according to a study led by a researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

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