Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

Immune-Related Genetic Enrichment in Frontotemporal Dementia

Iris Broce, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Precision Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF


Objectives: Attendees will learn to:

1.  Immune dysfunction plays a central role in the pathophysiology of a subset of FTD patients. 
2.  The C9orf72 locus contributes to shared genetic risk between FTD and several common neurodegenerative diseases.
3.  The cerebellum plays an important role in C9orf72-related neurodegenerative diseases.



  • Planners: David Soleimani-Meigooni, MD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; and Fonda Smith have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Broce does not have any relationships to disclose.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered July 2017 through December 2017. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

NOTE: You must sign in to qualify for CME Credit

Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience. This activity is not commercially supported.

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 8:00am to 9:00am

Rock Hall, Pottruck Auditorium, RH 102
1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


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