New postdoctoral fellowship in social determinants of brain health

January 28, 2022
Recruiting now! The Postdoctoral Fellow in the Social Determinants of Dementia and Brain Health will apply innovative epidemiological methods to support ongoing research studies on the social determinants of dementia and brain health.

Women's Alzheimer's Movement interviews Dr. Yaffe

January 27, 2022
Women's Alzheimer's Movement sat down with Dr. Yaffe to discuss her Alzheimer’s and dementia research and why she has hope for the future when it comes to Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention. Read the interview here.

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.