UCSF Psychiatry News

New chief residents and fellows
February 23, 2017
The UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program have named their new chief residents and fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD
February 23, 2017
Noted clinical educator and author Deborah L. Cabaniss, MD, will be featured as the speaker at the 12th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Sharon M. Hall, PhD
February 13, 2017
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry Sharon M. Hall, PhD, has been appointed as an inaugural Fellow by the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT).
Lisa Gunaydin, PhD
February 08, 2017
Neuroscience researcher Lisa Gunaydin, PhD, was among the 15 UC San Francisco faculty members named to the first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators earlier this week.
Woman smelling flower
February 03, 2017
Poor performance on a simple odor identification test was associated with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia years later, in a study of more than 2,400 older adults.
Pouring pills from a bottle into an open hand
January 31, 2017
A new study from UCSF emphasizes the ongoing need for clinicians to be aware of the potential risks when they prescribe antidepressants and other drugs.
Stephen Hinshaw, PhD
January 31, 2017
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, has been selected by the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) to receive a Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award, one of the organization's highest honors.
2017 award recipients
January 30, 2017
Four department trainees have been selected to present their scholarship and research at special Grand Rounds events later this year as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior residents and fellows.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD
January 26, 2017
Daniel Le Grange, PhD, has been selected for induction into the Eating Disorder Recovery Support (EDRS) Hall of Fame in recognition of his work advancing eating disorder treatments for adolescents.
Neurons
January 26, 2017
Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to a new study.

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