August 25, 2017
Joseph Edelman, founder and CEO of life science-focused hedge fund Perceptive Advisors, feels that poor mental health affects not only one’s personal well-being, but that of those around them and the entire economy “because people are more productive when they’re happier.” Two years ago, this belief led him to donate…
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.
June 5, 2012
Researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego have received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia.
July 11, 2012
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say they have identified a set of laboratory-based biomarkers that can be useful for understanding brain-based abnormalities in schizophrenia. The measurements, known as endophenotypes, could ultimately be a boon to clinicians who sometimes struggle to recognize and treat the…
June 13, 2013
…Chair of Department of Psychiatry In a career that has spanned almost half a century, most of it at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Lewis Judd has watched–and to a remarkable degree, helped shape–the evolution of psychiatry from its decidedly charismatic but often controversial past…
November 2, 2023
Psychedelic researchers are exploring psychedelics at all levels, from the cellular to the clinical, and in a range of fields and departments, from neuroscience and pain medicine to psychology and psychiatry.
May 2, 2014
Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of California, San Diego and will direct the newly established Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care.
October 29, 2020
Psychiatrist video calls with patient Photo by Julia M. Cameron. UnitedHealth Group Awards $4M to UC San Diego to Expand State’s Mental Health Workforce “When an adolescent walks into an office and sees a psychiatrist whom they identify with and who may understand their background and community, this experience can…
April 1, 2013
…by Kerri Boutelle, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine – the first to demonstrate the effectiveness of such a program – will be published in the journal Pediatrics on April 1.
May 7, 2015
Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System suggest that people with PTSD may also be at risk for accelerated aging or premature senescence.