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May 15, 2014
As players from a wide range of industries continue to venture into health and health care, it will be imperative for UCSF to form new partnerships to address familiar health challenges in creative, novel ways.
May 16, 2013
UC San Francisco has launched a new app for the Apple iPad that presents a novel approach to learning the neurological physical exam, a challenging series of assessments aimed at diagnosing neurological disorders in patients.
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.
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.
February 29, 2012
UCSF’s efforts to harness and understand the impact of music therapy on the brain was featured in a recent PBS NewsHour story on “The Healing Power of Music.”
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. 
October 26, 2011
Three UCSF volunteers are leading a $25-million fundraising campaign to raise funds for brain cancer treatment and research.
April 21, 2011
Donna Ferriero, who is internationally recognized as an expert in the care of newborns and children with neurological disabilities, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
April 15, 2011
A team of researchers at UCSF has developed a simple screening tool – a question – to identify people with HIV who have neurological complications related to their infections. 
February 24, 2011
Among those cheering the recent opening of the new stem cell science building at UCSF were two patient advocates who have a personal connection to advancing the field of regenerative medicine.

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