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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine if and how cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound ...
In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spect ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined that psychological resilience has a positive effect on health outcomes for people living with schizophrenia. This i ...
Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report re ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Endowed Chair Awards
Congratulations to Psychiatry faculty honored at the Endowed Chair Investiture Celebration on May 21, 2018.

Spot Awardees

Congratulations to the Spot Awardees of the Department of Psychiatry Clinical Services’ Division! Read More...

Dr. Delano-WoodCongratulations to Joanna Jacobus, PhD on receiving a High Impact Research Project Award from the UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program! This project will study the effects of simultaneous cannabis and tobacco use on white matter integrity, white/gray matter cerebral blood flow, and cognition in adolescents ages 14-21.

Faculty Mentor Program Congratulations to Betty Shih, PhD on receiving a 2018 Faculty Mentor Program Outstanding Mentor Award!
Pictured from left to right: Dr Betty Shih (Psychiatry), Nhien Nguyen (undergraduate student), Roseanna Fitzpatrick (undergraduate student), Nhi Nguyen (undergraduate student), and fellow recipient Dr. Ru Bryan (Dept of Medicine)

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