Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“Sleep Disturbances in Tauopathies: Features and Neurobiological Basis”

Thomas Neylan, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco
Director of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinic, SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Lea Grinberg, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology
Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UC San Francisco



Attendees will learn to:

  • understand the basic mechanisms underlying sleep control by the brain;
  • identify the patterns of sleep dysfunction associated with Alzheimer’s disease and tauopathies;
  • understand quantitative human neuropathology data demonstrating selective vulnerability of brainstem and hypothalamic nuclei regulation sleep and wake activity across distinct different tauopathies.


  • 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: Drs. Neyland and Grinberg report they have no relevant 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 January 2019 through June 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, May 31 at 8:00am to 9:00am

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

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Grand Rounds


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


neuroscience, neurology, geriatrics


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


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