Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

Brain Banking as a Cornerstone of Education: Research and Clinical fields

Dr. Etty Cortés
Assistant Director, New York Brain Bank
Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


Objectives: Attendees will learn to:

1. To provide an overview of the brain banking procedure.

2. To demonstrate how brain banking broadens the scope of research by providing up-to-date information on tissue quality.

3. To show how brain banking can help clinicians fine-tune their diagnoses with the aid of clinical-pathological correlations.



  • Planners: David Soleimani-Meigooni, MD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; and Fonda Smith have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Cortés will provide a full disclosure of relationships at the time of her 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 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, September 29, 2017 at 8:00am to 9:00am

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

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