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11/6/2019
KUSI

​Features Robert Rissman, PhD

11/5/2019
The Seattle Times

​Features Mallory Loflin, PhD

11/5/2019
KUSI

​Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

10/10/2019
The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of nove ...
10/8/2019
In the largest and most diverse genetic study of PTSD to date, scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine and more than 130 institutions in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium found that genetics ...
7/29/2019
A genome-wide association study of more than 165,000 U.S. veterans confirms a genetic vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder, specifically noting abnormalities in stress hormone response and/ ...
7/2/2019
Adolescent depression increases with exposure to pesticides, a study in the Ecuadorian Andes shows.

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

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!


The Fall of 2019 issue of Triton Magazine features Dr. Jyoti Mishra and Dr. Dhakshin Ramanthan in the article, “The Physician & The Scientist”. Read the full article here.


Lindsay OlsonCongratulations to Lindsay Olson, student in the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, on being awarded an Autism Speaks Predoctoral fellowship, “Neural correlates of socioeconomic status, language ability, and autism symptoms in early childhood.”


Jiwandeep Kohli Congratulations to Jiwandeep Kohli, student in the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, on being awarded an Autism Speaks Predoctoral fellowship, “Age-related changes in myeloarchitectonics across adulthood in Autism Spectrum Disorder”.


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The Department of Psychiatry hosted a group of 10 practitioners and university faculty from Ukraine who are in training to become national trainers in addiction medicine in their country.
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