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Welcome to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Psychiatry. We are a diverse community of faculty, staff, and trainees dedicated to an important mission More...

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Brain IllustrationThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health.
biker looking at a brainThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health.

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In the News

12/11/2017
In remote Italian villages nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains lives a group of several hundred citizens over the age of 90. Researchers at the University of Rome La Sapienza and Unive ...
12/11/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to undervalue future rewards — that overlaps with attention-def ...
12/4/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Eric Adler, MD, and Mark Wallace, MD

11/21/2017
Refinery 29

​Features Joy Jacobs, PhD

11/20/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Richard Clark, MD, and Thomas Marcotte, PhD

11/20/2017
KPBS

​Features Sharon Cummins, PhD

10/25/2017
Using advanced machine learning, a cross disciplinary team of University of California San Diego researchers developed technology that mined Twitter to identify entities illegally selling prescription ...
10/18/2017
Modeling the interplay between neurons and astrocytes derived from children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues i ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Natassia Gaznick, MD, PhDCongratulations to Natassia Gaznick, MD, PhD, a Research Track Resident, for being selected to be a part of the 2018 class of Ruth Fox Scholars to attend the 49th American Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Conference!

Samantha Friend, MD, PhD Congratulations to Samantha Friend, MD, PhD, a Research Track Resident, for being elected to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) 2018 Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program!

 

Kara Bagot, MDMaria Marquine, PhD
Congratulations to Kara Bagot, MD and Maria Marquine, PhD on being selected for the UCSD Hispanic Center Of Excellence Faculty Scholars Program!

Eric Granholm, PhDCongratulations to Eric Granholm, PhD on receiving the Trailblazer Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies’s “Schizophrenia and Other Serious Mental Disorders Special Interest Group”! The award is given to a mental health scientist practitioner who has made a pioneering impact on the knowledge and treatment of serious mental illness.


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Funding Opportunities

Jared Purton Schizophrenia Research Travel Awards

The primary mission of the Jared Purton Schizophrenia Research Pilot Grant is to honor the life and memory of Dr. Jared Purton by supporting innovative clinical research that leads to improved long-term functional outcome of patients with chronic psychotic mental disorders, including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. This award will provide support to off-set travel costs to scholarly meetings by trainees who are presenting talks or posters describing their research related to schizophrenia. For award criteria and information on how to apply, please click here.

John A. Majda, M.D. Memorial Fund

This fund awards up to $5,000 annually for up to 2 years for all UCSD Research Trainees with the intention of encouraging, supporting, and rewarding research in the areas of depression and suicide risk factors, with special consideration of physician depression and suicide.


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