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Eva Ihle, Ph.D., M.D.


Dr. Eva C. Ihle is a psychiatrist who treats children, adolescents and adults. She is acting medical director of the UCSF Autism Clinic and director of the Telemedicine Projects and Adolescent Evaluation Clinic in the Young Adult and Family Center, which is part of UCSF's Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute.

Ihle earned a medical degree and doctorate in neurobiology at the University of Chicago through a Medical Scientist Training Program. She completed a general adult psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UCSF. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology to treat adults and children. In her research, she has studied social behaviors in songbirds and a mouse model for autism. Ihle is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UCSF.

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University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 2000


UCSF Medical Center, Psychiatry 2004


UCSF Medical Center, Psychiatry 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ihle EC, van der Hart M, Jongsma M, Tecott LH, Doupe AJ. Dopamine physiology in the basal ganglia of male zebra finches during social stimulation. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Jun; 41(12):1506-14.
  2. Ihle EC, Ritsher JB, Kanas N. Positive psychological outcomes of spaceflight: an empirical study. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Feb; 77(2):93-101.
  3. Ritsher JB, Ihle EC, Kanas N. Positive psychological effects of space missions. Acta Astronaut. 2005 Jul-Oct; 57(2-8):630-3.
  4. Ihle EC, Patneau DK. Modulation of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptor desensitization by extracellular protons. Mol Pharmacol. 2000 Dec; 58(6):1204-12.
  5. Vandenberghe W, Ihle EC, Patneau DK, Robberecht W, Brorson JR. AMPA receptor current density, not desensitization, predicts selective motoneuron vulnerability. J Neurosci. 2000 Oct 1; 20(19):7158-66.

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