UCSF Psychiatry News

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December 17, 2018
We sadly announce the death of Linda Perlin Alperstein, LCSW, on November 20, 2018, following a short hospitalization at the age of 80.
Genes
December 14, 2018
Using cutting-edge statistical models to analyze data from nearly 2,000 families with an autistic child, a multi-institute research team discovered tens of thousands of rare mutations in noncoding DNA sequences and assessed if these contribute to autism spectrum disorder.
Veteran standing in field in front of a flag
December 12, 2018
Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions, according to a new study.
Research paper
December 06, 2018
Four UCSF Psychiatry faculty members have been recognized as scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through the publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade.
Book cover
November 16, 2018
A book written by UCSF and UC Berkeley professor Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, has been selected by American Book Fest as the recipient of its 2018 Best Book Award for Autobiography/Memoirs, as well as a finalist in the Psychology and Mental Health category.
Illustration of a brain
November 08, 2018
Newly published research by UCSF has begun to fill these gaps in our understanding of the neuroscience of mood by continuously recording brain activity for a week or more in human volunteers and linking their day-to-day mood swings to specific patterns of brain activity.
Hoeft
November 05, 2018
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has announced that Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, will receive this year's Science Educator Award, one of the organization's prestigious Science Education and Outreach Awards.
Symposium logo
November 05, 2018
The 2018 UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Symposium, hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine, will be held on Friday, November 9, in New York City.
Survivor Day
October 17, 2018
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry, along with the San Francisco chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), will host a morning of reflection, discussion, and support on Saturday, November 17, 2018, for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
October 10, 2018
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Director Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, will deliver the 14th annual Dr. Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity on Tuesday, October 30, as part of the Department of Psychiatry’s Grand Rounds series.

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