UCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.
A new blood test for children with brain tumors offers a safer approach than surgical biopsies and may allow doctors to measure the effectiveness of treatment even before changes are identified on scans.
The UCSF faculty members are among the 75 new members and 10 international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
A UCSF-led consortium has received a $26.2 million award from the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity to develop treatments for traumatic brain injury.
Researchers have shown that the earliest stages of the brain degeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease are linked to neuropsychiatric symptoms.
Ten UCSF postdocs competed to explain complex research in simple language – and in three minutes or less – in the third annual Postdoc Slam held Sept. 26.
New research suggests that phototherapy – a treatment for newborns with jaundice – could increase children’s risk of developing epilepsy.
A $20 million gift from longtime UCSF donors Dagmar Dolby and her son, David, will establish the UCSF Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders within the Department of Psychiatry.