Saturday, June 25, 2022

A Novel, Clinically Translatable Method for Metabolic Imaging of Astrocytoma Patients

Astrocytomas are tumors that come from astrocytes, known as star-shaped cells that make up the "glue-like" or supportive tissue of the brain, and they can appear in various parts of the...

Thomas Hope, MD Accepts the Role of Vice Chair, Clinical Operations and Strategy

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Thomas Hope, MD, associate professor and director of molecular therapy in the Molecular Imaging & Therapeutics Section, has accepted...

Children who attend schools with more traffic noise show slower cognitive development — ScienceDaily

Road traffic noise is a widespread problem in cities whose impact on children's health remains poorly understood. A new study conducted at 38 schools in Barcelona suggests that traffic noise at schools has a...

The study was conducted by a team of neuroscientists from Tulane and Tufts universities....

Experiencing a frightening event is likely something you'll never forget. But why does it stay with you when other kinds of occurrences become increasingly difficult to recall with the passage of time? A team of...

Newly discovered brain cell sheds light on the formation of memories — ScienceDaily

Researchers have long known that memory is represented by changes in the part of the brain called the hippocampus. One of the well-established changes in the hippocampus that has been associated with memory is the...

Genetics of Alzheimer’s disease: an East Asian perspective

East Asian populationsGWASs have been performed worldwide to identify common genetic factors that can explain clinical phenotypes, wherein the association between all autosomal SNPs, which are mainly genotyped by SNP arrays, and phenotypes are...

Learning connections between unrelated items requires neurons and brain circuits representing these items to...

Relational memory is the ability to remember arbitrary or indirect associations between objects, people or events, such as names with faces, where you left your car keys and whether you turned off the stove...

HIV drug could combat middle-aged memory loss, study suggests — ScienceDaily

Our brains rarely record single memories -- instead, they store memories into groups so that the recollection of one significant memory triggers the recall of others connected by time. As we age, however, our...

‘Happy hormone’ dopamine plays role in identifying emotions — ScienceDaily

Emotion-recognition among people with disorders such as Parkinson's disease or schizophrenia may be affected by changes in the levels dopamine in the brain, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. Dopamine is a chemical messenger...

Validity and Reliability of the Korean Version of the AD8 Informant Interview (K-AD8) in...

The Alzheimer disease 8 (AD8) is a brief informant-based measure that distinguishes individuals with very mild dementia and mild cognitive impairment from those with normal cognition. The aim of this study was to establish...
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Congratulations UCSF Residency Class of 2022!

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to thank our outstanding radiology residents for their dedication,...

Can we save more lives if we let resistant bacteria live? — ScienceDaily

Antibiotic resistance is a ticking bomb under public health. WHO predicts that in 2050 more people will die from infections than from cancer --...

New insights on infant word learning — ScienceDaily

A lot is unknown about how infants begin to connect names with objects, a critical skill for later language development. A new study by...