Edward Chang, MD

Professor In Residence
Neurological Surgery

Dr. Edward Chang is a neurosurgeon who treats patients with epilepsy, brain tumors, and cranial nerve nerve compression syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. He is Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF.

Dr Chang specializes in advanced brain mapping methods to preserve crucial areas for speech and motor functions in the brain. He also has extensive experience with implantable devices that stimulate specific nerves to relieve seizure, movement, pain and other disorders.

Andrew Krystal, MD

Director, Clinical and Translational Sleep Research Program Director, Mood and Anxiety Spectrum Disorders and Interventional Psychiatry Programs Ray and Dagmar Dolby Distinguished Professor Vice Chair for Research in Psychiatry

Dr. Krystal is the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry, Director of the Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders, Director of the UCSF Interventional Psychiatry Program and Co-Director of the TMS & Neuromodulation Clinic. He is Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Katherine Scangos, MD, PhD

HS Asst Clinical Professor

Lauren Asarnow, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Dr. Asarnow’s research program aims to reduce the burden of mental illness in youth by developing behavioral interventions that are effective, youth friendly, engaging, widely disseminable and easily accessible. Her program of research has primarily focused on sleep as a potential target for intervention in the prevention and treatment of mental and physical health problems. Dr. Asarnow has shown that late bedtime is an important target for early intervention for the prevention of adverse emotional, academic and physical health outcomes among youth.

Tiffany Ho, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Dr. Ho is a cognitive neuroscientist with expertise in non-invasive MR imaging and training in affective science and developmental psychology. Dr. Ho's research program focuses on how stress-related changes in key neural circuits during sensitive periods of development contribute to depression risk and other related conditions. The primary goal of Dr.

Mazen Kheirbek, PhD

Associate Professor

Andrew Lee, MD, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Scott Mackin, PhD


Derek Satre, PhD

In Residence Professor

Derek D. Satre, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco; and is an adjunct investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research in Oakland. Dr.

Vikaas Sohal, MD, PhD


Dr. Sohal directs a neuroscience laboratory that investigates the brain circuits underlying fundamental aspects of cognition and emotion. His laboratory has made important discoveries about the role of rhythmic patterns of brain activity called gamma oscillations in normal cognition and schizophrenia, and about how other rhythmic patterns of brain activity encode changes in emotional states. Dr. Sohal is also a board-certified psychiatrist who supervises residents in the Early Psychosis (PATH) clinic.