brain scan tour

Registration Opening Soon

brain scanFebruary 10, 2016: 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM ALL TOURS ARE SOLD OUT
Tours are for one hour

Fee: $149 per person

Tours are limited in size. If you are interested, please sign up early.

Take this special opportunity, available to Learning & the Brain participants only, to tour the Gazzaley Lab at the UCSF Neuroscience Imaging Center where you will see an fMRI brain scan in action. Find out about the Center and what is being learned from brain scans. One volunteer from each tour group will be selected for the live scan of his/her own working brain, to be viewed by the group.


To register, please call 781-449-4010 ext. 101 or 102 or register online. The full fee must be paid in advance by check or credit card. We regret that purchase orders cannot be accepted for this tour. You will be asked to sign a health consent form for the Neuroscience Imaging Center.

Volunteer for the Brain Scan:

If you would like to volunteer for the brain scan, please indicate your interest when you call to register. You will be sent a questionnaire by the Neuroscience Imaging Center, which will include personal questions about your health. The Neursocience Imaging Center will be responsible for selecting the volunteer for the actual brain scan from each tour group. If you are selected, you will be asked to sign consent forms.


The Neuroscience Imaging Center is located in UCSF's new Mission Bay campus in San Francisco (Note: there are multiple campuses of UCSF in San Francisco.) Transportation is not provided but the lab is accessible by public transport from the Fairmont Hotel. Directions will be provided to you in advance of the tour. Note: The lab is approximately 40 minutes from the Fairmont via public transport or a 15-20 minute cab ride.

For further information or to register, please call 781-449-4010 ext. 101.