In a new study published online in Science, a team of UCSF has shown that an immune signal named interleukin 33 (IL-33) plays a crucial role in allowing the brain to maintain the optimal number of synapses during the development of the central nervous system (CNS).
UCSF Psychiatry News
February 01, 2018
January 31, 2018
Do your palms sweat when you walk down a poorly lit street at night? That feeling may be traced to the firing of newly identified “anxiety” cells deep inside your brain, according to new research from neuroscientists at UC San Francisco and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
January 30, 2018
IFC Films has announced that The Female Brain, a relationship comedy motion picture loosely based on the 2006 book of the same name by UC San Francisco neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, MD, will be released in select theaters and available on-demand starting Friday, February 9, 2018.
January 29, 2018
Lisa and John Pritzker Distinguished Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Health W. Thomas Boyce, MD, has been selected by the Simms/Mann Institute as one of its 2018 recipients of the Whole Child Award.
January 26, 2018
UCSF's Alliance Health Project is introducing a new program to highlight public mental health careers to those traditionally underrepresented in the field of mental health.
January 22, 2018
Assistant adjunct professor of psychiatry Raj K. Kalapatapu, MD, has been advanced to candidacy in the UCSF Epidemiology and Translational Science PhD Program.
January 17, 2018
Two new books written by UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry members are exploring the world of early childhood.
January 03, 2018
Young children who experience traumatic events such as physical or verbal abuse, family violence or loss of a parent or family member may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with dissociative features (PTSD-DISS).
Work on genetic risk factors for Tourette disorder hailed as one of Neuron's top papers for 2016-2017
January 03, 2018
The work of research team led in part by UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry scientists has been recognized by Neuron with inclusion on the journal's “Best of 2016-2017” list.
December 08, 2017
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry will host its 13th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 21, 8 from 1-5 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.