Robert Hendren, DO | UCSF PBC Sensory Neurodevelopment and Autism Program
Dr Robert Hendren is a psychiatrist who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders including autism and pharmacological and biomedical treatments. His research has spanned a variety of illnesses, from autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to eating and impulse control disorders. In 2001 he became director of the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis, where he developed a strong clinical trials program that has tested many new treatments for autism. 675 Nel...
Elissa Epel, PhD | UCSF PBC Sensory Neurodevelopment and Autism Program
Dr Elissa Epel is a psychologist who studies the biological effects of stress. While pursuing her doctorate at Yale, she began to study the relationships between chronic stress, eating behavior, and neuroendocrine and metabolic processes. Do stress and obesity accelerate the aging of some cells? And why are some people vulnerable to the chronic stress of providing care to family members who are ill, while others are more resilient? UCSF PBC Sensory Neurodevelopment. 675 Nelson Rising Ln, Ste 405.