The Department of Neurosciences is a community of
scholars whose work - individually and collaboratively -
seeks to transform understanding of the brain and mind
and creates new paradigms for knowing the human
condition and caring for it.

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Expanding knowledge of brain function
and improving treatment for
neurological disorders

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Collaborative multidisciplinary teams
delivering advanced treatment
for neurological disorders

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Mentoring the next generation of leaders
in neuroscience research and care

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Neuro News 

Movement Disorders a Center of Excellence

Our Movement Disorder program is now a Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson Foundation's global network.
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Research Illuminates Glaucoma Detection

Prof. Andrew Huberman's lab identifies early retina cell changes.
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Researchers Find Key to HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Prof. Eliezer Masliah and colleagues find underlying mechanisms.
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UCSD Teams Win Brain Initiative Grants

Many of our professors will get NIH grants for brain research.
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Parkinson's Drug Enters Phase III Trial

Irene Litvan, MD, will investigate Isradipine as a possible treatment.
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New Grant to Boost Early Autism Detection

Prof. Karen Pierce will expand on model beyond San Diego.
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Neurosciences Chair Bill Mobley interviews renowned neuroscientists at the Salk-IPSEN Science Symposium on Biological Complexity: Neurodegenerative Diseases.

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Neurological Disorders



Alzheimer's Research

Check out this profile of our faculty member Paul Aisen, Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, about his path to AD treatment discoveries.

This timeline marks significant advancements in Alzheimer's research, many of them at UC San Diego.

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