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.

Our locations

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

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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

    A Phase 3 Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of AL001 in Frontotemporal Dementia (INFRONT-3)

    The Clinical Dementia Rating Dementia Staging Instrument PLUS National Alzheimer's Disease Coordinating Center frontotemporal lobar degeneration Behavior & Language Domains Sum of Boxes (CDR® plus NACC FTLD-SB) is administered by ...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Donanemab (LY3002813) in Participants With Early Alzheimer's Disease (TRAILBLAZER-AL...

    Change from Baseline on the iADRS in participants with early symptomatic AD in at least one of 'the low-medium tau pathology population or the overall population'.

    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

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-neurology

      Best in the U.S. in neurology & neurosurgery

    Support services

    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.

    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.

    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

    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

    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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