RESEARCH

BALANCE is dedicated to building research infrastructure and capacity in collaboration with local and international partners to advance global neurology and health equity research that improves quality of and access to neurological care. 

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Studies in San Francisco/Bay Area and the U.S. 

CNS: Coronavirus Neurocognitive Study

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Migraine in Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals

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Homelessness and Epilepsy

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PACESETTER: Program to Avoid Cerebrovascular Events through Systematic Electronic Tracking and Tailoring of an Eminent Risk-factor 

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SIBS-Genomics:    Systematic Investigation of Blacks with Stroke-Genomics

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Harnessing Single Cell Epigenome-wide Profiling of Myeloid Cells to Compare Alzheimer's from HIV-Associated Cognitive Dysfunction

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Machine Learning to Distinguish HAND from Alzheimer's Disease in HIV Over Age 60

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Mind Over Risk: A pilot trial of a mindfulness based stress reduction intervention to reduce cerebrovascular risk in people with HIV

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Anticipating Ethical Challenges and Disparities in the Dissemination of Novel Neurotechnologies

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Global Health Studies

ALTER: Adjunctive Linezolid for the Treatment of tubERuclous meningitis

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IMAGINE-TBM (A5384): Improved Management with Antimicrobial aGents Isoniazid rifampiciN LinEzolid for TBM

IMAGINE-TBM (A5384):  Improved Management with Antimicrobial aGents Isoniazid rifampiciN LinEzolid for TBM

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CHASM: Cerebrovascular mechanisms of HIV-ASsociated cognitive iMpairment in China

CHASM: Cerebrovascular mechanisms of HIV-ASsociated cognitive iMpairment in China

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VIPS: Vascular effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke

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Project 3: Epidemiology of Pediatric Hemorrhagic Stroke and Arteriovenous Malformations

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Global Health Epilepsy Project Database

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ARISES: African Rigorous Innovative Stroke Epidemiological Surveillance

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PINGS-II: Phone-based Interventions under Nurse Guidance after Stroke II

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Impact of Treatment on Brain Integrity in the Earliest Stages of HIV Infection

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Diagnosing Tuberculosis Meningitis with Metagenomics and Host Transcriptomics

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INTERACTIVE MAP

Visit the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences’ interactive map to learn more about UCSF global health-related research.

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