Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
July 29, 2014
A new study is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
July 25, 2014
Naomi Schapiro, RN, PhD, was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.
July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
June 30, 2014
UCSF researchers have completed the first Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism, establishing it as a viable and cost effective method of conducting high-quality and rapid clinical trials in this population.
June 10, 2014
The multisensory room at the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco will offer young patients a soothing place when dealing with sensory regulation problems or pain.
May 27, 2014
Scientists and physicians at UCSF are leading a $26 million, multi-institutional research program to better understand and treat a range of common, debilitating psychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a UCSF-led team is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
April 29, 2014
New research out of UCSF is the first to demonstrate that highly stressed people who eat a lot of high-fat, high-sugar food are more prone to health risks than low-stress people who eat the same amount.
March 20, 2014
Researchers are recording brain activity in visually stunning ways that could lead to targeted therapies for Alzheimer’s, autism and other diseases.