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Igor Grant Named Chair of UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry

April 22, 2014

…recognized neuropsychiatrist, whose research interests have ranged from the neurobiology of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse, psychobiology of stress, to the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Brain Imaging Studies Reveal Neurobiology of Eating Disorders

April 10, 2013

Walter Kaye, MD, professor of psychiatry and director of the Eating Disorder Treatment and Research Program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues are beginning to be use advanced brain imaging technologies to study and improve eating disorder treatments.

On a New Path to STEM Success

April 11, 2019

…the brain as a neurobiology major in the PATHways to STEM (PATHS) through Enhanced Access and Mentorship program. The initiative, launched by Biological Sciences Professor Gentry Patrick and Interim Program Director Leigh Eck, is designed to empower students from under-resourced communities and backgrounds to thrive in STEM at UC San…

UC San Diego Biological Sciences Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 9, 2022

School of Biological Sciences neurobiologist Yishi Jin and molecular biologist James T. Kadonaga have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors bestowed upon U.S. scientists and engineers.

U.S. News Again Ranks UC San Diego Among Nation’s Best Graduate Schools

March 13, 2012

Each year, graduate programs at the University of California, San Diego are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, as noted in the 2013 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, released today. The rankings measure professional-school programs in business, education, engineering, law and medicine.

Scientists Discover “Dimmer Switch” For Mood Disorders

September 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 as “disappointment.”

‘Feel Good’ Brain Messenger Can Be Willfully Controlled, New Study Reveals

July 23, 2021

UC San Diego researchers and their colleagues have discovered that spontaneous impulses of dopamine, the neurological messenger known as the brain’s “feel good” chemical, occur in the brain of mice. The study found that mice can willfully manipulate these random dopamine pulses for reward.

Researchers Develop New Tool to Assess Individual’s Level of Wisdom

September 20, 2017

Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualization of wisdom as a trait with a neurobiological as well as psychosocial basis.

Terrence Sejnowski Named Scientist of the Year by ARCS San Diego

January 9, 2024

Professor Terrence Sejnowski has been named 2024 Scientist of the Year by the ARCS Foundation of San Diego. Sejnowski is being honored for his pioneering research in neural networks and computational neuroscience, achievements that helped form the cornerstones of artificial intelligence.

Early Retina Cell Changes in Glaucoma Identified

February 11, 2015

To better understand these cellular changes and how they influence the progression and severity of glaucoma, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute turned to a mouse model of the disease. Their study, published Feb. 10 in The Journal of Neuroscience, reveals how…

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