UCSD Department of Psychiatry
Genetics Research Program
The UCSD Bipolar Disorder Genetics Research Program is focused on discovering the genes that predispose people to bipolar disorder. The program is directed by Dr. John Kelsoe, Professor Psychiatry at UCSD.
The purpose of this web site is to provide information about bipolar disorder (manic depression), offer resources for various treatment and support options, inform the public about current research opportunities, and provide a forum for academic and health care professionals to exchange information. This web site also provides information about our research program at UCSD and how to participate in research as a subject.
Where to find information
General Information provides information for the public about bipolar disorder. Go here to find a description of bipolar disorder, information about treatment and specifics for support referrals. We highly recommend this section for those who are interested in gathering basic information on this disorder and/or need some place to turn for assistance.
Bipolar Research, provides detailed information about our current research programs, as well as new developments in the field. This is intended for both the general public and health care professionals.
Professional is for physicians and scientists. This links to the site for the Laboratory of Psychiatric Genomics. Here you can find detailed scientific information about our research program and findings.
Bipolar Links connects you to other informative sites regarding bipolar disorder.
See News for the latest developments in bipolar disorder clinical treatment, research and genetics.
This website is in the first stage of development. We will update each category on a regular basis to ensure our most current information is available to you and anticipate much growth in the upcoming months.
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Last updated: October 22, 2004.