Identification of genes responsible for disturbances in sleep rhythm.
Identification of early changes that lead to degeneration in Parkinson's disease.
Understanding the mechanisms responsible for brain malformation and childhood brain tumors.
Discovery of prions (Nobel Prize) and subsequent work on prion disease prevention with global impact.
Identification of genes associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), muscle diseases, aging, memory loss and dementia.
Discovery of antibodies that cause myelin sheath destruction in MS, and development of a new treatment approach against this mechanism.
Identification of a gene activity fingerprint that predicts who will progress to MS within a year.
Development of evidence-based treatment for brain aneurysms and stroke.
Discovery that neurodegenerative diseases target and progress along distinct neural networks that normally support healthy brain function.
Mapping of abnormal brain regions associated with epilepsy.
Elucidation of the links between stroke and ethnicity.
Creation of safer and more effective neuroimaging technology for infants.
Identification of risk factors and early intervention for several forms of dementia.
Development of targets for deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's patients.
Advances in gene therapy for Parkinson's Disease.
ICU interventions that save brain function of stroke patients.
Also of interest
Center Watch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Clinical Trials in Neurology at UCSF
The Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trials Database