Benjamin Cheyette, MD

Psychiatrist

Dr. Benjamin N.R. Cheyette is an attending psychiatrist in the adult Psychiatry Clinic at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics. He has supervised residents and medical students in the anxiety disorders specialty clinic, the medication management clinic, the psychotherapy clinic and the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison service to the hospital at Parnassus.

Cheyette is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine and the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at the University of Washington. He joined the UCSF faculty in 2002. He also has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from UCLA, and his other roles at UCSF include directing an NIH-funded laboratory that investigates biological origins of major mental illnesses, as well as serving as the co-director of the Pathway to Discovery in Molecular Medicine.

Clinics

Psychiatry Clinic
401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-7500
Fax: (415) 502-6361

Board Certification

Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

More about Benjamin Cheyette

Education

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine 1994

Residencies

University of Washington Medical Center 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Yang XY, Stanley RE, Ross AP, Robitaille AM, Gray JA, Cheyette BNR. Sestd1 Encodes a Developmentally Dynamic Synapse Protein That Complexes With BCR Rac1-GAP to Regulate Forebrain Dendrite, Spine and Synapse Formation. Cereb Cortex. 2018 Feb 21.
  2. Yang XY, Stanley RE, Ross AP, Robitaille AM, Gray JA, Cheyette BNR. Sestd1 Encodes a Developmentally Dynamic Synapse Protein That Complexes With BCR Rac1-GAP to Regulate Forebrain Dendrite, Spine and Synapse Formation. Cereb Cortex. 2017 Dec 26.
  3. Yang XY, Stanley RE, Ross AP, Robitaille AM, Gray JA, Cheyette BNR. Sestd1 encodes a developmentally dynamic synapse protein that complexes with BCR Rac1-GAP to regulate forebrain dendrite, spine and synapse formation. Cerebral Cortex. 2017.

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