Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a team of scientists and physicians is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
The ambitious program led by UCSF also involves UC Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Cornell University and New York University, as well as industry partners Posit Science and Cortera Neurotechnologies.
These videos highlight UCSF's contributions to advancing health worldwide, starting with the well-being of the city we call home. Explore these stories, and learn how we're sharing our tremendous medical, scientific and human resources to serve the vibrant and diverse communities of San Francisco.
Each year the respective Nobel Committees send individual invitations to thousands of members of academies, university professors, scientists from numerous countries, previous Nobel Laureates, members of parliamentary assemblies and others, asking them to submit candidates for the Nobel Prizes for the coming year. These nominators are chosen in such a way that as many countries and universities as possible are represented over time. (source: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/nomination/)