Neurology News

Dr. Bruce Miller, Professor of Neurology and Director of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, has been awarded the 2017 Holly Smith Award for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine. He was also recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine).

The largest single gift ever to UCSF, a $185 million donation from Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill and Joan Weill, has launched the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences. This new institute will provide resources to our neuroscience researchers and physicians to advance our knowledge and treatment options for diseases affecting the brain and nervous system, including psychiatric disorders.

S. Andrew Josephson, M.D., professor and senior executive vice chair of the UCSF Department of Neurology, has been named the next editor-in-chief of JAMA Neurology, one of 12 journals in the JAMA Network. “I am tremendously excited about this opportunity and welcome the chance to join the JAMA family and continue the incredible record of excellence that Roger Rosenberg set during his 20 years as editor,” said Dr. Josephson. Read more here.

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