UCSF Psychiatry News

Stephen Hinshaw, PhD
January 31, 2017
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, has been selected by the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) to receive a Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award, one of the organization's highest honors.
2017 award recipients
January 30, 2017
Four department trainees have been selected to present their scholarship and research at special Grand Rounds events later this year as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior residents and fellows.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD
January 26, 2017
Daniel Le Grange, PhD, has been selected for induction into the Eating Disorder Recovery Support (EDRS) Hall of Fame in recognition of his work advancing eating disorder treatments for adolescents.
January 26, 2017
Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to a new study.
Gene illustration
January 23, 2017
A pair of new studies suggest that genetic variants that have distinct effects on physical traits are also linked to men’s and women’s risk for a range of diseases – including autism, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, and others.
Finger being pricked for blood
January 17, 2017
People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 times more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, but are only marginally more likely to be tested for the virus.
Bridges Curriculum diagram
January 13, 2017
Faculty members Caitlin Hasser, MD, and Alissa Peterson, MD, have been selected as members of the second cohort of medical student coaches for the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum
Helen Diller
January 12, 2017
The Helen Diller Foundation has granted $500 million to UCSF, the largest single donation in the institution’s history and one of the largest ever to a U.S. university.
Buprenorphine pills
January 10, 2017
The Department of Psychiatry's Office-Based Buprenorphine Induction Clinic (OBIC) was featured in the December 2016 issue of Mother Jones magazine as "a drug treatment center that actually works."
New faculty members
January 05, 2017
Five new faculty members have recently begun their academic appointments with the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.