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Winter 2008

CME Courses

More information and online registration for these courses and others are available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education Web site.

Course Title Dates City, State
42nd Annual Recent Advances in Neurology Feb. 11–13, 2009 San Francisco
Neurosurgery Update 2009 in Wine Country July 30 to
Aug. 1, 2009
Napa
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Nerve Stimulation Relieves Headache
Therapy using a miniature nerve stimulator instead of drugs to treat disabling headache reduced pain by 80 percent to 95 percent, according to a study by UCSF and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London.

Brain Tumor Traced to Stem Cells Gone Bad
An aggressive childhood brain tumor known as medulloblastoma originates in brain "stem" cells that turn malignant when acted on by a cancer-causing oncogene, say UCSF and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.