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Department of Psychiatry in the News

2/23/2015
The Huffington Post
Features Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD (Emeritus)
2/19/2015
Daily News & Analysis
Features Lilia Iakoucheva, PhD, Guan Ning Lin, PhD, and Roser Corominas, PhD
2/19/2015
NBC San Diego
Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD
2/18/2015
A new Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use has been launched by the Division of Global Public Health in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and ...
2/18/2015
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.
2/18/2015
Medical Xpress
Features Rahul Desikan, MD, PhD, and Anders Dale, PhD
2/17/2015
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has identified the microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) gene as increasing t ...
2/16/2015
MSN Lifestyle
Features Steven Hickman, PsyD
2/11/2015
Medical Design Technology
Features Tariq Rana, PhD
2/10/2015
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine project involving the creation of miniature models of the human brain – developed with stem cells – to study neurological disorders caused by H ...
2/9/2015
San Diego 6
Features Steven Hickman, PsyD
2/3/2015
New findings by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine open the door to the development of new therapies to block or decrease cognitive decline due to HIV-associated ...
2/3/2015
The Medical News
Features Eliezer Masliah, MD, and Jerel Fields, PhD
2/2/2015
La Jolla Light
Features Katherine Williams, PhD
1/13/2015
UC San Diego School of Medicine was today named one of the nation’s top residency training programs in 10 specialties by Doximity. The Doximity report included more than 50,000 peer nominations from b ...
12/11/2014
A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
11/10/2014
Scott LaFee
A Q&A with our expert on aging on how older persons can cope with psychological issues arising during holiday season.
10/31/2014
A study conducted by the UC San Diego Physician Assessment and Clinical Education program (PACE) found that childhood adversity could potentially play a role in a physician’s later professional relati ...
10/29/2014
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have validated an EEG test to study and treat schizophrenia. The findings, published in two separate studies, offer a clinical tes ...
10/7/2014
Two professors of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been honored by the New York City-based Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their work studying the gen ...
9/18/2014
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience ...
9/12/2014
In a set of novel experiments involving both humans and rats, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, University of Pittsburgh, Washingt ...
9/11/2014
Using human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs), researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California, San Diego have discovered that neurons from patie ...
8/27/2014
UC San Diego Health Experts
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
8/26/2014
The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ve ...
6/25/2014
UC San Diego Health System Experts
In this month's Corner Clinic, UC San Diego Health System experts answer questions about the best way to breathe, the healthiest way to grill, and how to treat burns.