UCSF professor to explain the female brain

By Kristen Bole

Louann Brizandine, MD -----


Lecture and discussion on “The Female Brain: Understanding How the Female Brain Works.”

The event is being presented by the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and the Women’s Forum West. It is the second event in the newly created CoE lecture series, “Aging Gracefully.”


Tuesday, March 27, 2007
5:30 PM - Reception
6:30 PM - Presentation & Discussion

Cost to public: $30

Media: With press pass admitted at no charge.


Speaker—Louann Brizandine, MD, UCSF neuropsychiatrist and author of the book, “The Female Brain.”

Moderator—Nancy Milliken, MD, vice dean of UCSF School of Medicine and director of the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.

Brizendine is founder and director of the UCSF Women’s and Teen’s Mood and Hormone Clinic and is a clinical professor of psychology in the UCSF School of Medicine. “The Female Brain,” published in August 2006, was her first book. It is being translated into 19 languages. She calls the book an “owner’s manual” for women, showing how the female brain sees the world differently and reacts differently than the male brain in every stage of life from newborn to old age.


Genentech Hall
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Third and 16th Streets
San Francisco


Advance registration is required: 415-353-2668


Kristen Bole, UCSF News Office, 415-476-2557


The UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health is an integrated program that provides seamless health care services to women, while advancing research in women’s health issues, educating tomorrow’s health care providers, promoting women’s leadership and engaging in community partnerships.


UCSF is a leading university that advances health worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care.