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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

11/14/2017
Scienmag

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

11/6/2017
The Atlantic

​Features Eric Courchesne, PhD

11/6/2017
Scientific American

​Features Tim Mackey, 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 ...
9/29/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have developed the first mice that lack the Upf3b gene, providing a new model for studying its underlying role in intellectual disa ...
9/20/2017
Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualizatio ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Kara Bagot, MD Maria 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.

Dan Sewell, MDCongratulations to Dan Sewell, MD on receiving the inaugural “Medal of Excellence” from the Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers! The award is in recognition of his contribution, dedication, and support of the Glenner Center.

Maddi WerhaneCongratulations to Maddi Werhane on receiving a National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 grant entitled, "Characterizing the effects of vascular and genetic risk on brainstem white matter tract microstructure in older adults with mild cognitive impairment"! Maddi is a SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program graduate student working with Dr. Lisa Delano-Wood, Associate Professor of Psychiatry.

Alexandra (Allie) ClarkCongratulations to Alexandra (Allie) Clark on being selected as a recipient of a 2017 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award! Allie is a SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program graduate student working with Dr. Lisa Delano-Wood, Associate Professor of Psychiatry. The title of her work is "The Relationship Between Cerebral Blood Flow and Neuropsychological Outcomes in Veterans with History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury."

Funding Opportunities

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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