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7/19/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Mallory Loflin, PhD

7/18/2019
NPR

​Features Howard Feldman, MD, and Andrea LaCroix, PhD

7/16/2019
NBC News

​Features Erin Sundermann, PhD

7/16/2019
Medscape

​Features Howard Feldman, MD

7/2/2019
Adolescent depression increases with exposure to pesticides, a study in the Ecuadorian Andes shows.
5/21/2019
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San ...
5/21/2019
University of California San Diego School of Medicine research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that drive, influence ...
5/8/2019
In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneline ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Juan Molina, M.D. Congratulations to Juan Molina, MD, and Matt Klein, MD, PhD, two rising PGY-4 Research Track Residents, who were both selected as a 2019 Travel Awardee for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) meeting in Orlando, FL this December.Matt Klein, M.D., Ph.D. Drs. Molina and Klein were selected from over 300 applicants for this prestigious award!

Anna Reyes Congratulations to Anny Reyes, a JDP student, for receiving a National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 grant in the amount of $37,858 for her project, "Explaining cognitive heterogeneity in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE): Identifying unique imaging features, health-related risk factors and protective factors in TLE subtypes"!

Congratulations to our Psychiatry Trainees, for honors awarded at the 2019 Department of Psychiatry Graduation Banquet. See the awards and their recipients here.

Elizabeth Twamley, Ph.D., ProfessorCongratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Twamley for being recognized in June's Teacher Spotlight.
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Dr. Grant and Supervisor Nathan FletcherSan Diego County Board of Supervisors declared May 21, 2019 as "Dr. Igor Grant Day". Congratulations to Dr. Grant! Photo of Dr. Grant and Supervisor Nathan Fletcher honoring Dr. Grant during Mental Health Awareness Month.

Marc NormanCongratulations to JDP faculty member, Dr. Marc Norman, for becoming the new Executive Director of the International Neuropsychological Society! Read the full announcement here.

Dinner with Nasrallah
Dr Henry Nasrallah, Professor and Chairman, Sydney W. Souers Endowed Chair, delivers the first Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Annual Endowed Lecture in Psychiatry and Neuroscience on April 23, 2019. Read more about his visit here.

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