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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Resarch projects

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

  • Migraine, Migraine Disability, Trauma, and Discrimination in Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals

  • CNS: Coronavirus Neurocognitive Study

  • Healthcare access and utilization in individuals with homelessness and epilepsy

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

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

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

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

  • Anticipating Ethical Challenges and Disparities in the Dissemination of Novel Neurotechnology

Global Health Studies

  • ALTER: ADJUNCTIVE LINEZOLID FOR THE TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS

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

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

  • VIPS: VASCULAR EFFECTS OF INFECTION IN PEDIATRIC STROKE STUDY

  • Project 3: Epidemiology of Pediatric Hemorrhagic Stroke and Arteriovenous Malformations

  • Global Health In Epilepsy Project Database

  • ARISES: African Rigorous Innovative Stroke Epidemiological Surveillance

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

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

  • Diagnosing Tuberculosis Meningitis with Metagenomics and Host Transcriptomics

INTERACTIVE MAP

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

Click here to learn specifically about neurology and mental health-related projects.