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Using novel imaging technologies, researchers produce first whole-brain atlas at single-cell resolution, revealing how alcohol addiction and abstinence remodel neural physiology and function in mice.
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UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Congratulations to the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program for being selected to receive a grant to Advance Diversity in Doctoral Programs from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee!

Congratulations to Dr. Sidney Zisook and colleagues on their article, “General Predictors and Moderators of Depression Remission: A VAST-D Report” for being named one of the Top Stories of 2019 by NEJM Journal Watch Psychiatry.

Dr. Igor and JoAnn GrantFrom Interim Chair Dr. Robert Anthenelli - I am saddened to inform you that JoAnn Grant, wife of Dr. Igor Grant passed away on November 21, 2019.
Read JoAnn Grant's Obituary

Dr. Maria Tiamson-KassabCongratulations to Dr. Maria Tiamson-Kassab for being elected President-elect of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.

staff at picnic
The First Annual Clinical Division Picnic for faculty and staff was held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Read more about the picnic here.

Dr. Katherine BangenCongratulations to Dr. Katherine Bangen for being awarded the highly competitive Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology. This award is given to candidates who have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years and have made a distinguished contribution to the field in neuropsychology through research, teaching and clinical work.

Dr. Kelsey ThomasCongratulations to Dr. Kelsey Thomas for receiving the Chancellor’s Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award.

Dr. Dilip JesteCongratulations to Dr. Dilip Jeste for receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring.

Leslie MorlandCongratulations to Dr. Leslie Morland for being awarded the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Distinguished Mentor Award for 2019!

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