A publication for alumni, donors, faculty and friends of UC Davis Health

Volume 14 • No 3 • Winter 2017/2018


They said it!

Paul Knoepfler, Ph.D.

“When we are going about hacking the human code, I think all bets are off in terms of what might come of that.”

James Marcin, M.D. M.P.H.

We try our best to control as much of the environment as we can, so the doctors can be doctors.”

Garen Wintemute, M.D.

“This is a fundamental point: preventing gun violence just by focusing on guns themselves won’t be sufficient.”

Bennet Omalu, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

“Once you start having hundreds or thousands of blows, there is a 100 percent risk of exposure to permanent brain damage. The brain does not have a reasonable capacity to regenerate.

Rebecca Schmidt, Ph.D.

Mothers should try to avoid pesticides. But if they live near agriculture, where pesticides can blow in, this might be a way to counter those effects.”