Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases with Relevance for Clinical Practice and Trials

Oskar Hansson, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Head of the Clinical Memory Research Unit, Lund University, Sweden
Consultant Neurologist, Memory Clinic, Skåne University Hospital, Sweden
Vice Director of the Strategic Research Area of Neuroscience at Lund University
Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases at Lund University and Skåne University Hospital



Attendees will:

  • The role of CSF biomarkers for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease related disorders;
  • The use of Tau PET imaging for differential diagnosis of dementia disorders;
  • The effects of early accumulation of Abeta fibrils in the human cortex.


  • Planners: Lawren VandeVrede, MD, PhD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Hansson will disclose any relevant relationships at the beginning of his talk.

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 2018 through December 2018. (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, September 28, 2018 at 8:00am to 9:00am

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

Event Type

Grand Rounds


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


neuroscience, neurology, geriatrics


Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Contact Info


Recent Activity