Averting a public health tsunami
Nearly everyone in America is connected to someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. With one in 10 adults over 65 affected, everybody has somebody — a mother, a grandparent or a friend.
Extending care to all families affected by autism
A new initiative led by the UC Davis MIND Institute aims to make evidence-based interventions more widely available for the millions living with autism spectrum disorder.
News from around UC Davis Health
The world’s first total-body PET scanner to be operational this year at UC Davis
EXPLORER, the world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once, now resides in leased space on Sacramento’s Folsom Boulevard and is slated to become operational for research and patient care this fall.
UC Davis research contributes to the first drug approved for postpartum depression
On the front lines of the opioid epidemic, a new approach gains spotlight
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Children’s surgery center opens
New surgery center brings technologically advanced capabilities and infrastructure for a level I-designated center all in a child-friendly environment.
Body of knowledge
“…in all cases we can scan better, faster or with less radiation dose, or some combination of these.” — Biomedical engineering professor Simon Cherry, Ph.D.
In Pictures: School of Medicine Alumni Weekend 2018
The Alumni Weekend for the UC Davis School of Medicine presented an opportunity for alumni to connect, share stories and honor the latest Alumni Award recipients. We hope the pictures from this weekend will not only make you smile, but will inspire you to participate in the life of UC Davis School of Medicine in ways you maybe haven’t considered before.View story and pictures