UCSF Psychiatry News

Bartley
May 04, 2021
UCSF's Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, has been selected as one of three inaugural award recipients for the Deeda Blair Research Initiative for Disorders of the Brain by the Foundation for the Institutes of Health (FNIH).
Mural on AHP Services Center
May 04, 2021
If you’ve walked or driven by the UCSF Alliance Health Project Services Center at 1930 Market Street, you may have noticed the new mural and paint colors on the building.
Hinshaw
April 26, 2021
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, professor and vice chair for child and adolescent psychology in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Soda bottles
March 29, 2021
Many institutions – such as schools, hospitals, and workplaces – have reduced the availability of sugar-sweetened beverages to help fight health problems such as weight gain, diabetes and heart disease. But for some people a sales ban that takes the temptation out of the workplace may not be enough.
People running
March 17, 2021
As mounting evidence points to the link between cardiovascular disease and dementia, a new study led by UCSF finds that young adulthood may be the most critical period to practice the healthy lifestyle habits that may protect the brain from cognitive decline decades later.
Awardees
March 05, 2021
Four early career researchers from the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds events later this spring as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees.
Person putting a pillow over their head
March 04, 2021
People who have concussions may be at increased risk of developing sleep disorders years later, according to a study published in the March 3, 2021, online issue of Neurology.
Vaccine being extracted from a vial
March 03, 2021
The rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines with impressively high effectiveness offers hope that the pandemic will someday soon be under control. But as more people are vaccinated, new questions emerge about what factors might contribute to long-term effectiveness.
Lieberman
February 22, 2021
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will host its 16th annual Robert S. Wallerstein Lecture in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Sohal
February 19, 2021
UCSF psychiatrist and neuroscientist Vikaas Sohal, MD, PhD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 A.E. Bennett Basic Research Award by the Society of Biological Psychiatry. He will be presented with the award, given annually in recognition of superb international research in biological psychiatry by young investigators, during the society's virtual annual meeting later this spring.

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