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December 17, 2018
Arthritis, Heart Disease, Stroke - but not Cancer - Swayed by Psychological Status
Depression, Anxiety May Take Same Toll on Health as Smoking and Obesity, Study Shows

October 29, 2018
Tools to Help Older Adults Guide Future Medical Care
Study Shows Promise for Advance Care Planning in Diverse Populations

October 24, 2018
3D-Printed Bones are Helping Doctors Prepare for Surgeries
Models Can Be Shared with Patients

October 17, 2018
Millions Suffer Mild TBI Every Year
With Dangers of Everyday Concussions Revealed, Scientists Race to Find Solutions

August 30, 2018
Keto Diets Gain Popularity
Scientists Explain What We Do and Don't Know

August 29, 2018
Depression Drives Nursing Home Placement
Burden of Depression a Factor for Older Women

August 27, 2018
Post-concussive Symptoms Predict Opioid Prescriptions
Need for Non-opioid Pain Therapy Options

July 3, 2018
Staying Safe in the Sun
Separating Facts from Hype

June 18, 2018
Electrically Stimulating the Brain May Restore Movement After Stroke
Study Suggests Potential for Brain Implants to Treat Stroke Patients

May 7, 2018
Even milder concussions double dementia risk, UCSF study finds
Dizzying knocks to the head trigger dementia later in life in proportion to the severity of the resulting concussion

April 20, 2018
How War Changes Women, How Women Change War
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Presidio Officers' Club

March 1, 2018
HIV Begins to Yield Secrets of How It Hides in Cells
Understanding 'Latency' Is a Step Toward More Effective Therapies

December 20, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury
A Devastating Fall, A Climb Back to Health

November 13, 2017
Functional Impairment in Middle Age Often Leads to Further Decline
Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH

October 4, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury May Not Increase the Risk of Alzheimer's
Michael Weiner, MD

September 26, 2017
How Ketogenic Diets Curb Inflammation
Raymond Swanson, MD

September 20, 2017
Federal Agencies Partner for Military and Veteran Pain Management Research
Karen Seal, MD, MPH

May 15, 2017
The San Francisco Veterans Study:
A Report Card for Our Community

April 11, 2017
"The Arc of Alzheimer’s" – Making the Case for NIH Funding Testimony Before the U.S. Senate
Kristine Yaffe, MD

December 9, 2016
Killing in War Leaves Veterans with Lasting Psychological Scars, Study Finds
Advances in Moral Injury Treatments

November 10, 2016
Innovative Therapy and High Technology Brain Imaging Aid Veterans and TBI Research
Identifying and Treating "Invisible Injuries"

November 2, 2016
Bay Area Nonprofits Magazine
Fall Edition 2016

September 7, 2016
Landmark Research on Alzheimer's Disease to Enter New Phase
Michael Weiner, MD

April 26, 2016
More Power to Peer into The Brain

April 22, 2016
Hearing Loss and Tinnitus are the Most Common Injuries Reported by Service Members and Veterans
Tinnitus Research

January 20, 2016
Preparing and Empowering Older Patients to Make Critical Medical Decisions
Rebecca Sudore, MD

December 18, 2015
TEDMED Live 2105

December 16, 2015
The Brain at War 2015
Partnerships, Collaborations Help Heal Veterans

November 16, 2015
Veterans Health Matters
General Casey Offers Perspective on War, Wounds and Healing

November 11, 2015
Veterans Day 2015
Be Grateful this Veterans Day

April 7, 2015
Champions of Change
White House Honors Leaders in Parkinson's Disease

April 3, 2015
Fifth Annual Challenge Failure Event Raises Research Dollars

April 1, 2015
The Brain at War Conference 2014
When Service Members Come Home, Wounds in Mind and Body Rage On

December 17, 2014
Testing Immune Cells in Microgravity and Bringing Results Down to Earth
Millie Hughes-Fulford, PhD

November 28, 2014
A Lot of Heart
Raising Awareness and Research Funds to Fight Heart Failure

November 25, 2014
Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress at Risk for Autoimmune Disorder, Study Finds
Aoife O'Donovan, PhD

August 21, 2014
SFVAMC Researcher Honored as Among 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds'
Kristine Yaffe, MD

July 22, 2014
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Heart Team Performs State-of-the-Art Procedure

June 27, 2014
City College Program Recognized
City College of San Francisco Program Receives Award from The American Psychiatric Association

April 16, 2014
UCSF Researchers Among Those Recognized by President Obama
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers Honor 102 Recipients

January 13, 2014
NCIRE Salutes Collaborator Keith Armstrong, LCSW
San Francisco Social Worker Earns VA Social Worker of the Year Award

December 13, 2013
Global Action Against Dementia
Kristine Yaffe, MD is Featured Speaker at G8 Dementia Summit

November 20, 2013
Testing the Hearts in Patients with PTSD
Examining the Cardiovascular Health of VA Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

November 8, 2013
The Veterans Health and Integration Program
The Spirit and the Science of Veterans Health

October 11, 2013
The Brain at War 2013
Leading Innovation in Veterans Health Research

August 13, 2013
Band of Bikers
Shifting Gears for our Vets

March 13, 2013
Prestigious Honor for Michael Weiner, MD
NCIRE/SFVA Investigator Selected as One of Three Recipients of 2013 Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer's Research

February 7, 2013
One Veteran's Story
Christopher Loverro, US Army (Ret.) Talks About the Spirit of Military Service, His Transition Home, and NCIRE

January 25, 2013
Medical Challenges of Commercial Space Travel
UCSF/NCIRE/SFVA Researchers Prepare Doctors for Medical Implications of Space Travel

December 12, 2012
Are Female Troops More Likely to Get PTSD?
Sabra Inslicht, PhD

December 11, 2012
In Memoriam: Walter S. Newman (1921-2012)
NCIRE Mourns the Passing of Board Member, WWII Veteran and Iconic San Franciscan

October 22, 2012
Study Shows Higher Prevalence of Reproductive and Physical Health Problems in Women Veterans with Mental Health Diagnoses
Connecting Mental and Physical Health in Women Warriors

August 22, 2012
Women May Be More Vulnerable to the Adverse Physical Health Effects of PTSD
Aoife O'Donovan, PhD

August 1, 2012
Rebecca Sudore, MD
Outstanding Junior Investigator 2012

June 27, 2012
The Brain at War 2012
Fifth Annual Conference Gathers in San Francisco

June 5, 2012
SFVAMC to Establish Mission Bay Research Center
New Laboratories Will Strengthen Collaboration with UCSF

May 29, 2012
Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD, Receives Einstein College of Medicine Award
San Francisco VA Research Chief Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

May 17, 2012
Study Explores Links Between Depression and Dementia
Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Tied to Different Kinds of Depression

April 25, 2012
New MRI Technique May Predict Progress of Dementias
Many Dementias Spread Like Prion Diseases, Say Researchers

April 20, 2012
NCIRE Co-Sponsors Conference on Military Risk Factors of Dementia
Experts Discuss PTSD, TBI, and Risk of Dementia

April 6, 2012
Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans with Pain and PTSD Are Prescribed More Opiates
Study Authors Recommend VA Pursue Multi-faceted Approaches to Treating PTSD and Pain

March 21, 2012
NCIRE and the Community Support Heart Failure Research
2nd Annual Challenge Failure Race/Walk

March 14, 2012
Preventing Alzheimer's Disease in Aging Veterans
Veterans Contribute to the Fight Against Dementia

February 22, 2012
Leading HIV Medication Linked with Risk of Kidney Disease
Risk Remains After Drug Use Ends; Researchers Call for Patient Monitoring

February 1, 2012
Women Soldiers See More Combat Than in Prior Eras
Have Same PTSD Rate As Men, Reports Dr. Shira Maguen

January 3, 2012
New Approach To Stroke Treatment Puzzle
Raymond A. Swanson, MD

December 28, 2011
Stress Response Predictor In Police Officers May Be Relevant for Military
Sabra Inslicht, PhD

November 21, 2011
Geriatrics Researchers Receive National Recognition
Publications in JAMA Highlight Program's Innovative Ideas

November 10, 2011
An International Leader in Heart Failure Research
John Teerlink, MD

November 7, 2011
NCIRE Joins Mission Serve on Veterans Day
November 11, 2011

October 24, 2011
Almost 1/3 of Women Veterans of Iraq/Afghanistan with PTSD Report Military Sexual Trauma
Shira Maguen, PhD

September 8, 2011
Helping Sleep Deprived Veterans Recover from PTSD
Thomas Neylan, MD

August 22, 2011
Traumatic Brain Injury More Than Doubles Dementia Risk
Kristine Yaffe, MD

July 25, 2011
The Brain at War 2011
"Preparing for the Future of Veterans Health" Theme of Fourth Annual Conference

June 8, 2011
The Countouriotis Family
Generations of Service

May 27, 2011
Risk of Accelerated Aging Seen in PTSD Patients With Childhood Trauma
Aoife O'Donovan, PhD

April 4, 2011
Michael Weiner, MD, Accepts Reagan Award from Alzheimer's Association
CIND Director Accepts on Behalf of ADNI Project

February 4, 2011
Blood Test Signals Early Cognitive Decline
“Cognitive Reserve” Protects Against That Decline, says SFVAMC/UCSF Researcher

January 4, 2011
A Pioneer in Brain Imaging
Michael Weiner, MD

January 3, 2011
NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute
Science Serving Veterans

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