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New Tools for in vivo Studies of Human Vascular Aging and Vascular Neurodegenerative Disease

Fanny M. Elahi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
UCSF Memory and Aging Center 
UCSF Weill Institute for Neuroscience 
SF VA Health Care System


  • An overview and definition(s) of vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) 
  • The role of biomarkers in the diagnosis of VCID 
  • Novel approaches to the discovery of therapeutic targets in VCID


  • Planners: Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; Niyatee Samudra, MD; Ehud Zeltzer, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speakers: Fanny Elahi, MD, PhD, has stated she has no 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. Credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered from January 1, 2022, through December 30, 2022. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

Questions? Email Ehud Zeltzer at or Niyatee Samudra at

Attendees must register for this event. Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience with a terminal degree. This activity is not commercially supported.

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