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Summer 2012

CME Courses

More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education website.

Course Title Dates Location
   
Neurosurgery Update 2012Aug. 2–4Sonoma, Calif.
   
Practical Neuroimaging OverviewSept. 10–13 San Francisco
   

 

Neurosciences — Summer 2012 Index

Related Information

News Releases

How Selective Hearing Works
The longstanding mystery of how selective hearing works — how people can tune in to a single speaker while tuning out their crowded, noisy environs — was solved by two scientists from UCSF, and others at hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Europe. UCSF neurosurgeon Dr. Edward Chang and postdoctoral fellow Nima Mesgarani worked with three patients who were undergoing brain surgery for severe epilepsy.

Donors Support Neurosciences Research and Patient Care
UCSF received a challenge gift of $20 million from the Sandler Foundation that will support for the university's groundbreaking research and clinical care in neurological diseases. In honor of Herbert and Marion Sandler and the Sandler Foundation, the new neurosciences building at the UCSF Mission Bay campus will be named the Sandler Neurosciences Center.