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Virtual perspective: Mixed reality goggles help surgeons prepare for complex procedures

Mixed reality goggles help neurosurgeons prepare for complex procedures, allowing them to examine and manipulate virtual models. See how these goggles help educate and aid in better patient care.

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Robotic surgery: Training the next generation of surgeons

Bahareh Nejad, medical director of robotic surgery, trains the next generation of surgeons to use advanced robotic systems. See how robotic surgery allows for a much better overall patient experience.

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Total Explorer: Inventing the world’s first full-body PET scanner

UC Davis Health scientists spent 15 years developing the world’s first total-body PET scanner, called EXPLORER. The machine scans a patient’s entire body at once, delivering breathtaking image quality.

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Digging deeper: Machine learning speeds up dementia research

UC Davis Health researchers, with UC San Francisco, developed a machine learning program to speed up dementia research. The program enhances the ability of neuropathologists to find a cure.

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Surgical precision: 3D printing improves outcomes for patients

Brad Strong and his team are finding innovative ways to use 3D printers in health care. Creating a replica allows surgeons to bend implants in a precise manner and examine issues before going into surgery.

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Overcoming challenges: Optimizing COVID-19 testing with a giant robot

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a rush to process novel coronavirus tests. Thanks to the SUV-sized Roche machine and hard-working laboratory scientists, UC Davis Health has significantly increased testing capacity.

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Tiny connections: Parents keep virtual watch over NICU babies

Babies born underweight or with health issues are often kept in the NICU for weeks. Since many parents can't stay by their newborn's side, webcams allow parents to see their child each day until they come home.

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