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Memory and Aging Center

The UCSF Memory and Aging Center is an international leader in the field of memory disorders and dementia. The center provides comprehensive evaluations for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, conducts research on new therapies and offers support groups for patients, family members and friends. Our team comprises specialists from a wide variety of disciplines, including neurology, neuropsychology, geriatrics, geriatric psychiatry, pharmacy, nursing, social work and speech pathology.

We are part of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.

Our locations

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Enroll -HD: A Prospective Registry Study in a Global Huntington's Disease Cohort

    Recruiting

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    Safety and Proof-of-Concept (POC) Study With AMT-130 in Adults With Early Manifest Huntington D...

    Safety will be assessed by adverse events (AEs) related to clinical safety laboratory tests, vital signs, electrocardiograms (ECGs), neurological and physical examinations, rAAV5 vector shedding, immunogenicity response, suicidali...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Neurofilament Surveillance Project (NSP)

    To determine the longitudinal stability of plasma neurofilament light chain (NfL) measured every 3 months for 36 months in individuals at-risk for symptomatic FTLD

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    ARTFL LEFFTDS Longitudinal Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (ALLFTD)

    Compare rates of change in whole brain and regional volumes between asymptomatic f-FTLD and symptomatic f- and s-FTLD, measured using MRI.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Intranasal Oxytocin for Frontotemporal Dementia

    Pilot data from our two prior studies of oxytocin in FTD have driven the selection of the NPI as the primary outcome measure.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study Protocol

    The ADAS-Cog is an in-person examiner-administered, structured scale that evaluates memory (word recall, word recognition), reasoning (following commands), language (naming, comprehension), orientation, ideational praxis (placing ...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    4 Repeat Tauopathy Neuroimaging Initiative

    Change from baseline

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    4-Repeat Tauopathy Neuroimaging Initiative - Cycle 2

    Change from Baseline of Tau protein distribution in the brain.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Natural History Study of and Genetic Modifiers in Spinocerebellar Ataxias

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Advancing Research and Treatment for Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (ARTFL)

    Neuropsychological test scores from the Uniform Data Set FTLD Module will be collected and compared across patient populations.

    Recruiting

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-neurology

      Best in the West in neurology & neurosurgery

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Support Group

    Memory and Aging Disorders Support Groups

    The UCSF Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Caregiver Support Group provides education as well as support to the caregivers and families. Find more information here.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

    Patient Resource

    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Your Doctor Visit

    See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.

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    Related clinics

    Huntington's Disease Clinic

    1500 Owens St., Suite 320
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Memory and Aging Center Research

      The UCSF Memory and Aging Center conducts research to test potential new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, as well as studies aimed at improving understanding of these conditions.

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