More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education website.
|Neurosurgery Update 2013||Aug. 1–3||Napa, Calif.|
|Stoke and Aneurysm Update 2013||Sept. 7||San Francisco|
|Pituitary Disorders — Advances|
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Autism Model in Mice Linked With Genetics, Possible Treatments
UCSF Researchers have linked autism in a mouse model of the disease with abnormalities in specific regions of the animals' chromosomes, which may pave the way towards understanding autism in humans and the development of new treatments.
New Brain Cancer Treatment May be More Effective,
A Phase 2 clinical trial testing a new protocol for treating a relatively rare form of brain cancer, primary CNS lymphoma, may change the standard of care for this disease, according to doctors at UCSF who led the research.
Hauser Wins International Prize for MS Research
The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation named UCSF neurologist, Dr. Stephen L. Hauser, the winner of its 2013 Charcot award, the top international prize for multiple sclerosis (MS) research.
Parkinson's Disease Abnormal Brain Rhythms Detected
UCSF researchers have discovered how to detect and measure abnormal brain rhythms associated with Parkinson's, which may lead to the next generation of brain stimulation devices to alleviate symptoms for people with the disease.