Calendar of Event
 Event Title: Genetic Studies of Depression and Antidepressant Response
 Date: 6/11/2010      Time: 11:00AM -12:30PM
Place: New York State Psychiatric Institute - 1st Flr. Auditorium - 1051- Riverside Drive - NYC 10032

Speaker: Steven P. Hamilton MD, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Carol Cochran Schaffner Endowed Chair in Mental Health
University of California, San Francisco

Host: Dr. Joshua Gordon

Dr. Steven Hamilton is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and member of the Institute for Human Genetics at the University of California, San Francisco, where he hold the Carol Cochran Schaffner Endowed Chair in Mental Health. His work focuses on genetic approaches to human psychiatric disorders and canine behavioral disorders.

Dr. Hamilton was an undergraduate at UCSD, and received his MD and PhD at UCLA. He was a resident in psychiatry at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, where he also carried out a fellowship in affective and anxiety disorders. He trained in human molecular genetics in the lab of Jim Knowles, where he developed long-standing collaborations with Myrna Weissman, Abby Fyer, and Pat McGrath.

He moved to UCSF in 2002, and in addition to his current research, attends in the anxiety disorders clinic at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, where he is also developing a pharmacogenetics service.


The Grand Rounds Program is supported by the generous contributions of private endowments, central funds from Columbia Psychiatry, and unrestricted educational grants from Astra Zeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Novartis, and Shire.