In the largest DNA sequencing study of Tourette disorder (TD) to date, UC San Francisco researchers and their collaborators have unearthed new data suggesting a potential role for disruptions in cell polarity in the development of this condition.
UCSF Psychiatry News
September 25, 2018
September 24, 2018
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and San Francisco Marin Medical Society invite all medical professionals and trainees to a reception for American Medical Association (AMA) President-Elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
September 21, 2018
Seven members of the University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry faculty have been selected for recognition by the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
September 18, 2018
A $20 million gift from longtime UC San Francisco donors Dagmar Dolby and her son, David, will establish the UCSF Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders within the Department of Psychiatry.
September 12, 2018
The University of California, San Francisco has named longtime UCSF Psychiatry faculty member Kim P. Norman, MD, as the inaugural UCSF Distinguished Professor for Adolescent and Young Adult Health
September 10, 2018
A new study has identified at-risk populations for whom depression screening combined with hazardous alcohol use screening could detect depressive symptoms that might otherwise go untreated. These populations include non-white and more medically ill patients, and men in general, for whom screening rates are particularly low.
September 05, 2018
Scientists have struggled for decades to crack the code of psychiatric disorders, but advances in understanding the biology of these conditions have not led to a successful new therapy in 70 years. Now a group of biologists, psychiatrists, and geneticists led by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Gladstone Institutes is leveraging that progress to forge a new path toward novel treatments for these conditions.
September 04, 2018
UC San Francisco experts on environmental exposures, social adversity, and health policy will lead "The Exposome and Metabolic Health" on Friday, September 21 in the UCSF Laurel Heights Auditorium from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (PT).
August 28, 2018
On Friday, September 21, the UCSF Alliance Health Project (AHP) will hold the 22nd edition of its celebrated art auction fundraiser, Art for AIDS, at the City View in San Francisco.
UCSF continues to be ranked among top in the nation for psychiatric care by U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2018
For the fourth year in a row, the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and UCSF Medical Center have been ranked among the nation's top centers for adult psychiatry in U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Hospitals survey.