Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“Exposure to Repetitive Head Impacts and Risk for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Related Pathologies”

Michael Alosco, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine



Attendees will:

  • Explore what is currently known about the association between repetitive head impacts and CTE, as well as other pathologies;
  • Explore the neuropathology of CTE and understand how it is distinct from other neurodegenerative diseases;
  • Learn about the clinical expression of CTE;
  • Review future directions, specifically moving towards an in vivo diagnosis.



  • Planners: Charles Windon, MD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Alosco receives support from Corino Therapeutics.

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 2019 through December 2019. (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 18, 2019 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, Faculty, Postdocs, Staff


Mission Bay


neuroscience, neurology, geriatrics


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


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