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The UCSF Memory and Aging Center is an international leader in the field of memory disorders, dementia and other conditions such as progressive supranuclear palsy. 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 and you can find more information about our clinic services here.

Valet parking

Valet parking is available at the Campus Way entrance. If you have a DMV-issued Disabled Person parking placard, notify the parking attendant during check-in to receive a discounted rate.

Visit our Campus Life Services website for more information on parking and transportation.

Our locations

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

    The motor section of the UHDRS assesses motor features of HD with standardized ratings of oculomotor function, dysarthria, chorea, dystonia, gait, and postural stability. UHDRS 99 Motor, UHDRS Diagnostic Confidence Level.

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    A Study to Learn About the Safety of BIIB080 and Whether it Can Improve Symptoms of Participant...

    The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) scale is a clinician-rated dementia staging system that tracks the progression of cognitive impairment in 6 categories (memory, orientation, judgment and problem solving, community affairs, home ...

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

    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...

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    The Active Mind Trial: An Adaptive Randomized Trial to Improve Function and Delay Dementia

    Clinical diagnosis of dementia

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    Head-to-Head Harmonization of Tau Tracers in Alzheimer's Disease

    Compare/harmonize cross-sectional tau deposition measurements (standardized uptake value ratio (SUVR)) obtained with Flortaupicir and MK-6240.

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    Veri-T: A Trial of Verdiperstat in Patients With svPPA Due to TDP-43 Pathology

    Assess adverse events during 6 months administration of Verdiperstat or Placebo

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    Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy With Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CAD...

    A composite Cognitive Executive Function Score will be reported based on data from two electronic assessments (Favorites and Match). Favorites tests both episodic and associative memory and consists of 2 learning trials followed b...

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    Quality Improvement and Clinical Utility PrecivityAD2(TM) Clinician Survey

    The association of the test result on medical decision making

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    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.

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    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.

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    Awards & recognition

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      Among the top hospitals in the nation

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      Best in California and No. 2 in the nation for neurology & neurosurgery

    Support services

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    Patient Resource

    Case Management & 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 & Aging Disorders Support Groups

    Find support for caregivers, families and patients dealing with dementia, early-onset Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease and more.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

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

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    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.

    Caregiver resources

    • Tips & support for caregivers

      Being a caregiver for a person with a memory disorder can be rewarding and challenging. These resources can help you care for your loved one and yourself, make small changes in your environment and behavior, navigate legal and medical planning, and find support.

    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 outside the United States and are coming to UCSF for medical treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreting Services

    UCSF offers interpreters in various languages, including American Sign Language (ASL), as well as services for deaf, hard-of-hearing and visually impaired patients.

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    Hospital Stays

    Make your hospital stay as smooth and comfortable as possible by finding out how to prepare and what to expect.

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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 & Ataxia Clinic

    1651 Fourth St., Suite 212
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Movement Disorders Clinic

    Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building

    1651 Fourth St., Suite 232
    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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