UCSF Psychiatry News

Daniel H. Mathalon, PhD, MD
September 21, 2016
Daniel H. Mathalon, PhD, MD, professor of psychiatry and biomedical sciences at UC San Francisco and co-director of the Brain Imaging and EEG Laboratory, has joined the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF)'s Scientific Council.
Mother hugging child
September 21, 2016
Mothers who were raising children with autism and reported chronic stress were more likely to have high levels of “bad” cholesterol and lower levels of protective progenitor cells than lower-stressed mothers of “neurotypical” children – two factors that may boost their chances of heart disease.
Child playing game on iPad
September 20, 2016
A digital assessment platform designed to look and feel like a video game may successfully flag children with attention disorders, according to the results of a study published Sept. 20, 2016, in Translational Psychiatry.
MPA logo
September 08, 2016
The Molecular Psychiatry Association (MPA) will host its 4th Annual Meeting October 6-9 in Maui, Hawaii.
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD
September 07, 2016
Associate Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and director of UCSF BrainLENS Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, will be featured as a speaker at the upcoming TEDxSausalito conference
Harman V.S. "Van" Peeke, PhD
September 02, 2016
Harman V.S. "Van" Peeke, PhD, native of San Francisco and resident of Glen Ellen, Calif., died peacefully at home on Friday, August 26, 2016.
Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD
September 01, 2016
Clinician and researcher Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD, has joined the Department of Psychiatry as an assistant professor in residence and clinical psychologist for the UCSF STAR Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
UCSF Psychiatry Grand Rounds
August 26, 2016
The 2016-2017 UCSF Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds series will kick off on Tuesday, September 13 with a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series event featuring the University of Pittsburgh’s Neal D. Ryan, MD.
Runners at Crissy Field
August 25, 2016
On Sunday, September 25, runners will line up along San Francisco's picturesque Crissy Field and take part in a five-kilometer race that's about more than just bragging rights for the winner.
J. Elliot Royer, MD
August 25, 2016
School of Medicine Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, announced today that Mel Blaustein, MD, and Owen Wolkowitz, MD, have been selected as the recipients of the 2016 J. Elliot Royer Award in Psychiatry.