News


  • Alzheimers Disease

    Media highlights New Target for Fighting Alzheimer's

    January 23, 2013

    Dr. David Teplow, professor of neurology, was featured in Jan.23 Examiner.com and Scrupsreport.com, articles about his research that, for the first time, isolated a unique hairpin-like segment of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease, that may be a precise target for drug delivery that would slow or stop the disease.


  • Dr. Daniel Geschwind, professor of neurology, psychiatry, and genetics, and director of the Neurogenetics Program and the Center for Autism Research at the Semel Institute, was featured by multiple news organizations for his service as co-chairman of a National Institutes of...

  • Dr. Paul Thompson, professor of neurology and a member of the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), was featured in the February issue of the French science magazine Science et Vie. The article discussed Thompson's brain mapping work and the ongoing effort to map connections and...

  • Movement Disorders

    NPR Reports on Parkinson's-Pesticide Link

    January 16, 2013

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein, professor of neurology and director of the Movement Disorder Program, was featured in Jan. 15 reports by KQED 88.5FM and KPCC 89.3FM regarding his research that links a pesticide, called Benomyl, to Parkinson's disease. Further, the way Benomyl does its...

  • Movement Disorders

    Media Report on Parkinson's-Pesticide Link

    January 9, 2013

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein, professor of neurology and director of the Movement Disorder Program, was featured widely regarding his research that links a pesticide, called Benomyl, to Parkinson's disease. Coverage included Jan. 3 KCBS-Channel 2 and KCAL-Channel 9 news segments,...