Study: Cardiac structure & function and midlife cognition

January 26, 2022
This study, published in the January 26, 2022 online version of Neurology, studied 2,653 participants from the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) Study (57% women, 46% Black).

Dr. Laure Rouch lands Neurology's press release program

January 26, 2022
Former mentee Dr. Laure Rouch's recent work, published in the January 26, 2022 online version of Neurology, looks at heart structure and function and the risks for cognition. The research was selected to be part of Neurology's press release program. Read the special press release here.

Dr. Yue Leng presents Sleep & Circadian Rhythms Year-in-Review

January 26, 2022
Dr. Yue Leng, a faculty member of both the Kristine Yaffe Lab and the Center for Population Brain Health, led Alzheimer's Association's Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Professional Interest Area Year in Review.

New postdoctoral research opportunity in aging and TBI

January 19, 2022
Recruiting now! Our new 2-year Research Fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury and Aging trains outstanding scientists to lead clinical research on TBI and aging either within the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center or across the nation and world.

Study: Trials and treatments for vascular brain health

January 18, 2022
Published in the January 10, 2022 online version of Stroke.

Press: Alzheimer's & Dementia publishes Risk Reduction Guidance

January 13, 2022
Primary Prevention Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline, a new journal article authored by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and 9 renowned clinicians and experts, including Dr.

Postdoc Meredith Bock receives AAN Award

January 13, 2022
Meredith Bock, MD, a postdoctoral scholar in the UCSF Department of Neurology and member of the Kristine Yaffe Lab, has been awarded an American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Career Development Award. This three-year award supports junior investigators interested in an academic career in neurology. Dr.

Press: Reducing the Impact of Dementia in America

January 13, 2022
Dr. Yaffe recently co-authored Reducing the Impact of Dementia in America: A Decadal Survey of the Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Dr. Yaffe awarded NIA R35

January 13, 2022
Dr. Yaffe was awarded a NIA R35 Outstanding Investigator Award, and participated in the inaugural NIA R35 AD/ADRD Leadership Award Meeting. The R35 allows investigators who have made outstanding contributions to the field to pursue ambitious new areas of research and maximize the potential for...

Dr. Yaffe ranked as 2021 Highly Cited Researcher

December 06, 2021
Out of nearly 8 million researchers in the world over the last decade, less than 1% have published multiple papers frequently cited by their peers that rank in the top 1% of citations for field and year. Read more about this year's rankings and methodology by Web of Science here.