In research published April 30, 2019 in Neuron, scientists led by Vikaas Sohal, MD, PhD found that mice were less likely to decide to venture into an exposed part of an elevated maze — something mice typically find quite scary — when cells in the prefrontal cortex called “VIP interneurons” were activated.
UCSF Psychiatry News
April 30, 2019
April 10, 2019
First-year psychiatry resident Elizabeth Bruns, MD, MS, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 PGY-1 Krevans Award in psychiatry by her peers and faculty members.
April 01, 2019
The third annual Samuel Barondes Lecture will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019, in Genetech Hall’s Byers Auditorium on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.
March 22, 2019
Researchers at UCSF are launching a study to examine the impact of short-term positive-stress interventions, including breathing techniques, on mood and physiological health.
March 15, 2019
After receiving 780 applications and conducting interviews with 92 candidates over a 12-week period, the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) announced that it will welcome a full class of 16 new resident physicians into its Class of 2023.
March 14, 2019
Fourth-year UCSF psychiatry residents Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, and Kristen Berendzen, MD, PhD, have both been selected as recipients of the 2019 A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and Career Development Award.
March 12, 2019
UC San Francisco assistant adjunct professor Aoife O'Donovan, PhD, has been recognized by the American Psychosomatic Society (APS) with its 2019 Herbert E. Weiner Early Career Award.
March 11, 2019
For the second year in a row, UC San Francisco has been recognized in the top five nationally among psychiatry programs in the U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and professional schools.
March 05, 2019
Four department trainees have been selected to present their scholarship and research at Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds events later this year as part of a series designed to highlight the work of senior trainees.
March 05, 2019
Third-year UCSF psychiatry resident Alison Hwong, MD, PhD, was selected by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) has one of its 2019 AAGP Honors Scholars.