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).
The Brain Health Registry – led by top researchers at UC San Francisco – is a new, groundbreaking, web-based project designed to speed up cures for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other brain disorders.
UCSF has recently partnered with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley to form the Tri-Institutional Partnership, in an effort to promote collaborative research among the three institutions.
The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging recently won a very competitive grant for traumatic brain injury research. Out of 400 submissions, only 16 proposals received funding.