Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Trainee Research Award Presentation #1:
Autoantibody Discovery in Neuropsychiatric Syndromes

Speaker #1:
Christopher M. Bartley, MD, PhD
Resident Physician
Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Provide the epidemiologic evidence for a relationship between autoimmunity and psychotic disorders
  • Define an autoantibody
  • Explain how brain-targeting autoantibodies can cause neuropsychiatric symptoms 

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Trainee Research Award Presentation #2:
Defining the Genetic, Molecular, and Neural Circuit Basis of a Social Stress Response

Speaker #2:
Kristen Berendzen, MD, PhD
Resident Physician
Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the relevance of social attachment behaviors to neuropsychiatric disease, particularly in late life
  • Understand the roles of conserved circuit and molecular pathways in mediating attachment behaviors and their relevance to human disease

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Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at psychiatry.ucsf.edu/live.

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Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, April 16 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143