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  • April 29, 2022

    Jose Joaquin Lado Abeal appointed chief of endocrinology

    The UC Davis Department of Internal Medicine has announced the appointment of Jose Joaquin Lado-Abeal as chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Lado-Abeal is an internist who specializes in thyroid diseases, diabetes and neuroendocrinology.

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  • April 27, 2022

    Can medical records help teams of doctors treat patients better?

    Doctors already rely on a patient’s medical history to prescribe the right treatments and medications, but Kwan-Liu Ma, UC Davis computer science distinguished professor, and Shin-Ping Tu, the chief of general internal medicine, geriatrics and bioethics and UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center specialist, think they can also use it to improve how the entire medical system works together.

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  • April 27, 2022

    Researchers receive $1.2 million NIH grant to study synthetic data use in health care

    Three researchers from UC Davis have been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to generate high-quality synthetic data using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The research may help physicians predict, diagnose and treat diseases.

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  • April 21, 2022

    New initiative to make UC Davis Health a leader in organ transplant equity

    A new initiative called Pluralist will challenge the current paradigm and pursue equity in organ transplantation. The effort will place particular emphasis on communities of color in Sacramento and throughout California by using education intervention tools like social networks and digital media.

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  • April 01, 2022

    Lessons from the ‘long COVID’ clinic

    Doctors who treat long COVID are trying to understand the mysterious syndrome that can follow infections, such as why some patients with mild illness experience ongoing breathing problems and why some with severe disease end up with no lung scarring.

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  • March 24, 2022

    Could CAR T cells offer hope for an HIV cure?

    Researchers have launched a study to identify a potential cure for HIV. Using a new immunotherapy approach, researchers will use a patient's white blood cells and modify them so they can identify and target HIV cells to control the virus.

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