Around one in five children with Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations, met criteria for autism in a study headed by UC San Francisco. But this prevalence may be more a reflection of similarity in symptoms than actual autism, according to the study’s researchers.
UCSF Psychiatry News
June 15, 2017
Department of Psychiatry researcher and faculty member Anna Victoria Molofsky, MD, PhD, is one of two UC San Francisco scientists who have been named Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences.
June 14, 2017
UCSF Psychiatry professor and Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, has been elected as the new President-Elect of the Sleep Research Society (SRS).
June 01, 2017
UC San Francisco Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Aoife O'Donovan, PhD, has been selected as a 2017 UCSF Hellman Fellow for a project involving the potential use of mobile telephone applications to reduce symptoms in individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
May 26, 2017
UCSF Professor of Clinical Psychology and Vice Chair for Adult Psychology John McQuaid, PhD, received the 2017 Patrick DeLeon Advocacy Award at this year's VA Psychology Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
May 25, 2017
UC San Francisco Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Ellen Haller, MD, was honored with the 2017 American Psychiatric Association (APA) Assembly Award for Excellence in Service and Advocacy during the 170th APA Annual Meeting in San Diego.
May 24, 2017
A UCSF psychologist received a unique accolade during last weekend's VA Psychology Leadership Conference – an award named after himself.
May 22, 2017
Neuropsychologist and assistant adjunct professor Allison Kaup, PhD, has been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Emerging Leaders in Aging Program.
May 19, 2017
The UC Board of Regents have approved plans for three new UC San Francisco building projects, including a new neuroscience building on the Mission Bay campus, as well as a new psychiatry building and student housing in the nearby Dogpatch neighborhood.
May 19, 2017
UCSF Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Jeremy Doughan, PsyD, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award by the American Psychological Association (APA)'s Division 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology).