Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Neuroscience-Informed Treatments for Anxiety and Depression

Michelle G. Craske, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Miller Endowed Chair
Director, Anxiety and Depression Research Center


Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, learners will:

  • Understand learning mechanisms and associated neurobiology for extinction
  • Understand translation of learning mechanisms to exposure therapy for anxiety
  • Understand reward mechanisms and associated neurobiology for depression
  • Understand translation of reward mechanisms to therapy for depression
  • Learn about UCLA Depression Grand Challenge


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Bldg. 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


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, February 11 at 8:30am to 9:30am

N-225 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143